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Resource Management Errors

CVE-2010-3679

Severity Medium
Score 4/10

Summary

Oracle MySQL 5.1 before 5.1.49 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (mysqld daemon crash) via certain arguments to the BINLOG command, which triggers an access of uninitialized memory, as demonstrated by valgrind.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • SINGLE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL

CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published