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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3963

MySQL 5.0 before 5.0.66, 5.1 before 5.1.26, and 6.0 before 6.0.6 does not properly handle a b'' (b single-quote single-quote) token, aka an empty bit-string literal, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) by using this token in a SQL statement.
Publish Date : 2008-09-11 Last Update Date : 2019-12-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.0
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 did not affect MySQL as supplied with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 or 4. This issue was addressed for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Application Stack v2 https://rhn.redhat.com/cve/CVE-2008-3963.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
2.7
AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P 2008-09-09 2008-08-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3963 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20083963 unix
DSA-1783 mysql-dfsg-5.0 -- multiple vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7877 unix
DSA-1783-1 mysql-dfsg-5.0 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20178 unix
ELSA-2009:1289: mysql security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22888 unix
MySQL 5.0 before 5.0.66, 5.1 before 5.1.26, and 6.0 before 6.0.6 does not properly handle a b'' (b single-quote single-q... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10521 unix
RHSA-2009:1289 -- mysql security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28888 unix
RHSA-2009:1289: mysql security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091289 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-2008-3963

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.5.0.21 * * * 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 5.0.22.1.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.24 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.30 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.36 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.44 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.54 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.56 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.60 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.23 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.0 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.23 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.25 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.26 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.30 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.32 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.33 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.38 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.41 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.42 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.45 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.50 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.51 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.52 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.17 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.18 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.19 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.20 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.21 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.22 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Oracle Mysql 6.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Oracle Mysql 6.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Oracle Mysql 6.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Oracle Mysql 6.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Oracle Mysql 6.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mysql Mysql 22
Oracle Mysql 42

- References For CVE-2008-3963

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2554
VUPEN ADV-2008-2554
http://secunia.com/advisories/36566
SECUNIA 36566
https://bugs.gentoo.org/237166 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/09/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20080909 CVE request: MySQL empty bit-string literal server crash
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020858
SECTRACK 1020858
http://secunia.com/advisories/31769
SECUNIA 31769
http://secunia.com/advisories/32759
SECUNIA 32759
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:025
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:094
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:094
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/09/7
MLIST [oss-security] 20080909 Re: CVE request: MySQL empty bit-string literal server crash
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=35658 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-671-1
UBUNTU USN-671-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/34907
SECUNIA 34907
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1067.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1067
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1783
DEBIAN DSA-1783
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/releasenotes-es-5-0-66.html CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/32769
SECUNIA 32769
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-26.html CONFIRM
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/6.0/en/news-6-0-6.html CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1289.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1289
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45042
XF mysql-bitstring-dos(45042)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10521
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10521
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1397-1
UBUNTU USN-1397-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3963

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


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