VDB-90129 · CVE-2016-5437 · BID 91787

Oracle MySQL Server up to 5.7.12 Log denial of service

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Oracle MySQL Server up to 5.7.12 (Database Software). This affects an unknown code of the component Log. 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 5.7.12 and earlier allows remote administrators to affect availability via vectors related to Server: Log.

The weakness was shared 07/19/2016 with Oracle as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2016 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at oracle.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-5437 since 06/16/2016. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. Additional levels of successful authentication are needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1499 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 91997 (MySQL 5.7.x < 5.7.13 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Databases and running in the context r. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 20020 (Oracle MySQL July 2016 Critical Patch Update (CPUJUL2016)).

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 (91997). The entries 76354, 78584, 78603 and 78601 are related to this item.

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

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Nessus ID: 91997
Nessus Name: MySQL 5.7.x < 5.7.13 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 864691
OpenVAS Name: Oracle MySQL Multiple Unspecified Vulnerabilities-03 July16 (Linux)
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Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2016
Organization: Oracle
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-5437 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1036362
SecurityFocus: 91787 - Oracle July 2016 Critical Patch Update Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Created: 07/20/2016 11:30 AM
Updated: 09/08/2022 04:44 PM
Changes: 07/20/2016 11:30 AM (69), 03/04/2019 11:40 AM (13), 09/08/2022 04:44 PM (3)
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