VDB-78694 · CVE-2015-4904 · BID 77219

Oracle MySQL Server up to 5.6.25 libmysqld denial of service

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A vulnerability was found in Oracle MySQL Server up to 5.6.25 (Database Software). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the component libmysqld. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-404. The program does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The weakness was shared 10/20/2015 as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2015 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at oracle.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-4904 since 06/24/2015. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. The successful exploitation requires a single authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1499 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 86660 (Oracle MySQL 5.6.x < 5.6.26 Multiple Vulnerabilities (October 2015 CPU)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Databases. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 19993 (Oracle MySQL October 2015 Critical Patch Update (CPUOCT2015)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityTracker (ID 1033894), Vulnerability Center (SBV-53745) and Tenable (86660). The entries 77628, 78614, 78643 and 78622 are related to this item.

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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
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Nessus ID: 86660
Nessus Name: Oracle MySQL 5.6.x < 5.6.26 Multiple Vulnerabilities (October 2015 CPU)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: oracle.com

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Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2015
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-4904 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1033894
Vulnerability Center: 53745 - [cpuoct2015-2367953-MySQL] Oracle MySQL Remote DoS in libmysqld - CVE-2015-4904, Medium
SecurityFocus: 77219

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Created: 10/21/2015 12:52 PM
Updated: 06/23/2022 04:29 PM
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