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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 : 2018-10-16
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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 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mysql Mysql Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.1a Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.3 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.3a Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.4a Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.10a Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.15a Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.16a Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.17a Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.20a Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.41 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mysql Mysql 41

- References For CVE-2007-1420
VUPEN ADV-2007-0908
SECTRACK 1017746
BID 22900 MySQL Single Row SubSelect Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-05-21 CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20070309 SEC Consult SA-20070309-0 :: MySQL 5 Single Row Subselect Denial of Service
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0364

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1420

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