A denial of service flaw was found in the way MySQL processed HANDLER READ NEXT statements after deleting a record. A remote, authenticated MySQL user could use this flaw to cause mysqld daemon abort (assertion failure).
Created mysql tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-all [bug 812436]
Added CVE as per http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/04/13/7
This issue has been addressed in following products:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Via RHSA-2012:0874 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0874.html
This issue did not affect the versions of mysql as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.