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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-7232 in MySQL 5.0.x before 5.0.32 and 5.1.x before 5.1.14 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) via an EXPLAIN SELECT FROM on the INFORMATION_SCHEMA table, as originally demonstrated using ORDER BY.
Publish Date : 2006-12-31 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceSql Injection

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect the MySQL packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4 as they did not support INFORMATION_SCHEMA, introduced in MySQL version 5. MySQL packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 were fixed via: The MySQL packages as shipped in Red Hat Application Stack v1 and v2 are based on upstream version which has the fix included.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2008-02-21 2006-09-16
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-7232 unix
ELSA-2008:0364: mysql security and bug fix update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22310 unix
RHSA-2008:0364: mysql security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080364 unix in MySQL 5.0.x before 5.0.32 and 5.1.x before 5.1.14 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial o... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11720 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-2006-7232

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 7.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 7.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.24a Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.5a Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Mysql Mysql 19

- References For CVE-2006-7232
BID 28351 MySQL INFORMATION_SCHEMA Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-05-21
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0364

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-7232

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