Bug 841351 (CVE-2012-1689)

Summary: CVE-2012-1689 mysql: unspecified DoS vulnerability related to Server Optimizer (CPU Jul 2012)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Vincent Danen <vdanen>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: byte, hhorak, kvolny, mfisher, tkramer
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: mysql 5.1.63, mysql 5.5.23 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Bug Depends On: 871813, 871814    
Bug Blocks: 832540, 833743    

Description Vincent Danen 2012-07-18 18:34:20 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2012-1689 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2012-1689
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1689
Assigned: 20120316
Reference: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2012-392727.html

Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle MySQL Server 5.1.62 and earlier,
and 5.5.22 and earlier, allows remote authenticated users to affect
availability via unknown vectors related to Server Optimizer.

Comment 2 Tomas Hoger 2012-07-25 10:52:36 UTC
This CVE may be a full or partial duplicate of CVE-2012-2750 (bug #833742).  Upstream is unlikely to provide any further info, so we can't be sure.

Comment 3 Tomas Hoger 2012-08-03 09:50:22 UTC
A possible candidate for this issue is the following change:


This should allow database user with SQL access without administrative privileges to trigger mysqld crash.  The problem is not reproducible with mysql packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2012-11-14 20:53:14 UTC
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