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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3469

Format string vulnerability in in MySQL Server 4.1 before 4.1.21 and 5.0 before 1 April 2006 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) via a format string instead of a date as the first parameter to the date_format function, which is later used in a formatted print call to display the error message.
Publish Date : 2006-07-21 Last Update Date : 2019-12-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 134

- Vendor Statements

This issue was addressed in mysql packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 via: This issue did not affect mysql packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 5, and Red Hat Application Stack v1 and v2.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2006-07-18 2006-06-27
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Format string vulnerability in in MySQL Server 4.1 before 4.1.21 and 5.0 before 1 April 2006 allows remote authe... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9827 unix
RHSA-2008:0768: mysql security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080768 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-2006-3469

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mysql Mysql * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.17 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Oracle Mysql 4.1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Oracle Mysql 4.1.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Oracle Mysql 4.1.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Oracle Mysql 4.1.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Oracle Mysql 4.1.16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Oracle Mysql 4.1.18 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Oracle Mysql 4.1.19 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Oracle Mysql 4.1.20 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.18 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.19 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mysql Mysql 10
Oracle Mysql 15

- References For CVE-2006-3469
CERT TA07-072A
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-03-13
GENTOO GLSA-200608-09
BID 19032 MySQL Server Date_Format Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-07-25
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0768
VUPEN ADV-2007-0930
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9827

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3469

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