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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0836

Buffer overflow in the mysql_real_connect function in MySQL 4.x before 4.0.21, and 3.x before 3.23.49, allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a DNS response with a large address length (h_length).
Publish Date : 2004-11-03 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2004-06-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2004-0836 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20040836 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0836

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mysql Mysql 3.23.49 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mysql Mysql 2

- References For CVE-2004-0836

http://lists.mysql.com/internals/14726
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110140517515735&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20041125 [USN-32-1] mysql vulnerabilities
http://secunia.com/advisories/12305/
SECUNIA 12305
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/p-018.shtml
CIAC P-018
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200410-22.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200410-22
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10981
BID 10981 MySQL Mysql_real_connect Function Potential Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-562
DEBIAN DSA-562
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2004/0054/
TRUSTIX 2004-0054
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-597.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:597
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-611.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:611
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/17047
XF mysql-realconnect-bo(17047)
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000892
CONECTIVA CLA-2004:892
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=4017

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0836

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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