CVE-2008-3963

NameCVE-2008-3963
DescriptionMySQL 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1783-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs498362

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mysql-dfsg-5.0source(unstable)5.0.51a-15low498362
mysql-dfsg-5.0sourceetch5.0.32-7etch10mediumDSA-1783-1
mysql-dfsg-5.0sourcelenny5.0.51a-24+lenny1mediumDSA-1783-1

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