VDB-78705 · CVE-2015-4792 · BID 77171

Oracle MySQL Server up to 5.5.45/5.6.26 Partition denial of service

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Oracle MySQL Server up to 5.5.45/5.6.26 (Database Software). This affects an unknown code of the component Partition. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-404. The product does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use. This is going to have an impact on availability. The summary by CVE is:

Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle MySQL Server 5.5.45 and earlier and 5.6.26 and earlier allows remote authenticated users to affect availability via unknown vectors related to Server : Partition, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-4802.

The weakness was published 10/20/2015 with Oracle as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2015 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at oracle.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-4792 since 06/24/2015. The exploitability is told to be difficult. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. The exploitation requires an enhanced level of successful authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 86580 (Debian DSA-3377-1 : mysql-5.5 - security update), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 350019 (Amazon Linux Security Advisory for mysql56: ALAS-2016-684).

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

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (86580). Similar entries are available at 77628, 78614, 78643 and 78622.







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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: T1499

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 86580
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-3377-1 : mysql-5.5 - security update
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OpenVAS ID: 703377
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3377-1 (mysql-5.5 - security update)
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Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2015
Organization: Oracle
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-4792 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1033894
Vulnerability Center: 57850 - [cpuoct2015-2367953-MySQL] Oracle MySQL Remote DoS in Partition Server - CVE-2015-4792, Low
SecurityFocus: 77171 - Oracle MySQL Server CVE-2015-4792 Remote Security Vulnerability

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Created: 10/21/2015 12:52 PM
Updated: 06/23/2022 06:21 PM
Changes: 10/21/2015 12:52 PM (68), 02/03/2019 10:30 AM (11), 06/23/2022 06:21 PM (3)
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