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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0903

Original release date: 02/27/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


MySQL 5.0.18 and earlier allows local users to bypass logging mechanisms via SQL queries that contain the NULL character, which are not properly handled by the mysql_real_query function. NOTE: this issue was originally reported for the mysql_query function, but the vendor states that since mysql_query expects a null character, this is not an issue for mysql_query.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/19/2006)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=194613 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ This issue has been fixed for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 in RHSA-2006:0544.

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0083
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=17667
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015693
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9915
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-274-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-274-2
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1071
External Source: BID
Name: 16850
External Source: MISC
Name: http://rst.void.ru/papers/advisory39.txt
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:064
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060225 mysql <= 5.0.18
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0544
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0364
External Source: XF
Name: mysql-query-log-bypass-security(24966)
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1079
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0752
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1073

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9915
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.0:alpha
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.1
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.10
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.11
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.12
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.13
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.14
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.15
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.16
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.17
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.18
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.19
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.2
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.20:beta
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.21
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.22
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.23
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.24
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.25
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.26
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.27
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.28:gamma
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.29
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.3
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.30
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.31
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.32
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.33
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.34
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.35
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.36
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.37
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.38
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.39
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.4
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.40
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.41
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.42
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.43
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.44
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.45
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.46
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.47
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.48
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.49
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.5
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.50
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.51
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.52
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.53
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.54
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.55
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.56
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.57
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.58
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.59
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.6
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.7
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.8
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:3.23.9
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.0
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.1
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.10
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.11
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.11:gamma
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.12
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.13
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.14
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.15
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.16
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.17
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.18
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.19
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.2
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.20
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.21
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.23
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.24
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.25
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.26
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.27
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.3
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.4
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.5a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.6
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.7
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.7:gamma
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.8
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.8:gamma
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.9
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.0.9:gamma
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.0:alpha
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.10
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.11
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.12
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.13
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.14
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.15
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.16
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.17
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.18
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.19
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.2:alpha
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.3
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.3:beta
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.4
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.5
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.6
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.7
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.8
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.9
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.0:alpha
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.1
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.10
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.11
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.12
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.13
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.14
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.15
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.16
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.17
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.18
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.2
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.3:beta
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.4
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.5
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.6
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.7
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.8
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.9

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