Bug 814293 (CVE-2012-1703)

Summary: CVE-2012-1703 mysql: unspecified DoS vulnerability related to Server Optimizer (CPU Apr 2012)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: byte, carl.krekorian, hhorak, kvolny
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OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20120417,reported=20120419,source=internet,cvss2=6.8/AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C,rhel-5/mysql=new,rhel-6/mysql=affected,fedora-all/mysql=notaffected
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Bug Depends On: 871813, 871814    
Bug Blocks: 814308, 832477    

Description Jan Lieskovsky 2012-04-19 10:25:51 EDT
Unspecified vulnerability in the server optimizer subcomponent of the Oracle MySQL server could allow authenticated database users to cause frequently repeatable crash of the MySQL server or, potentially, underlying operating system hang via multiple protocols.

Upstream announced, supported MySQL server versions, vulnerable to this flaw:
5.1.61 and earlier and 5.5.21 and earlier

[1] http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2012-366314.html#AppendixMSQL
[2] http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2012verbose-366316.html#Oracle%20MySQL
Comment 1 Carl Krekorian 2012-05-14 10:19:32 EDT
Is there a timeframe when this bug will be fixed?
Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2012-11-14 15:53:03 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2012:1462 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1462.html
Comment 5 Vincent Danen 2013-11-06 13:47:18 EST

On Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10, new MySQL 5.5 packages are available which are not vulnerable to this issue.  Future updates for MySQL 5.0 will no longer be made available (mysql-5.0.* and related packages); security advisories will be provided only for MySQL 5.5.  Please refer to https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHEA-2013-1330.html for further information.