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Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2011 09:39:24 +0200
From: Ludwig Nussel <>
	"Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE requests; issues fixed in MySQL 5.1.52

Vincent Danen wrote:
> I see the following changes as fixed in MySQL 5.1.52, but cannot find
> any CVEs for them:
> InnoDB Storage Engine: Security Fix: Issuing TRUNCATE TABLE and
> examining the same table's information in the INFORMATION_SCHEMA
> database at the same time could cause a crash in the debug version of
> the server. (Bug #54678)
> Security Fix: The server crashed for assignment of values of types other
> than Geometry to items of type GeometryCollection (MultiPoint,
> MultiCurve, MultiSurface). Now the server checks the field type and
> fails with bad geometry value if it detects incorrect parameters. (Bug
> #55531)
> Security Fix: EXPLAIN EXTENDED caused a server crash with some prepared
> statements. (Bug #54494)
> Security Fix: In prepared-statement mode, EXPLAIN for a SELECT from a
> derived table caused a server crash. (Bug #54488)
> There are a whole bunch of other crash-type bugs corrected in 5.1.52
> that upstream did not explicitly flag as security, which might be
> considered security-relevant as well:

Looks like this CVE request got lost.


 (o_   Ludwig Nussel
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Jeff Hawn, Jennifer Guild, Felix Imend├Ârffer, HRB 16746 (AG N├╝rnberg) 

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