|Description||Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the CertDecoder::GetName function in src/asn.cpp in TaoCrypt in yaSSL before 1.9.9, as used in mysqld in MySQL 5.0.x before 5.0.90, MySQL 5.1.x before 5.1.43, MySQL 5.5.x through 5.5.0-m2, and other products, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and daemon crash) by establishing an SSL connection and sending an X.509 client certificate with a crafted name field, as demonstrated by mysql_overflow1.py and the vd_mysql5 module in VulnDisco Pack Professional 8.11. NOTE: this was originally reported for MySQL 5.0.51a.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)|
|NVD severity||high (attack range: remote)|
|Debian/stable||not known to be vulnerable.|
|Debian/testing||not known to be vulnerable.|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|mysql-5.1 (PTS)||squeeze (security), squeeze||5.1.73-1||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
- cyassl <not-affected> (Fixed before initial upload to archive)