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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1420

MySQL 5.x before 5.0.36 allows local users to cause a denial of service (database crash) by performing information_schema table subselects and using ORDER BY to sort a single-row result, which prevents certain structure elements from being initialized and triggers a NULL dereference in the filesort function.
Publish Date : 2007-03-12 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 Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect mysql packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4. Issue was addressed in mysql packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via:
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2007-03-12 2007-03-09
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2008:0364: mysql security and bug fix update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22310 unix
MySQL 5.x before 5.0.36 allows local users to cause a denial of service (database crash) by performing information_schem... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9530 unix
RHSA-2008:0364: mysql security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080364 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-2007-1420

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mysql Mysql * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.17 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.20 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.24 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.30 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.32 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.41 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mysql Mysql 14
Oracle Mysql 4

- References For CVE-2007-1420
SECTRACK 1017746
BID 22900 MySQL Single Row SubSelect Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-05-21 CONFIRM CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-200705-11
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0364
VUPEN ADV-2007-0908
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9530
BUGTRAQ 20070309 SEC Consult SA-20070309-0 :: MySQL 5 Single Row Subselect Denial of Service

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1420

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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