Rule Category

SERVER-MYSQL -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in MySQL servers.

Alert Message

SERVER-MYSQL Date_Format denial of service attempt

Rule Explanation

Format string vulnerability in time.cc in MySQL Server 4.1 before 4.1.21 and 5.0 before 1 April 2006 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) via a format string instead of a date as the first parameter to the date_format function, which is later used in a formatted print call to display the error message. Impact: CVSS base score 4.0 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 8.0 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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CVE

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2006-3469
Format string vulnerability in time.cc in MySQL Server 4.1 before 4.1.21 and 5.0 before 1 April 2006 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) via a format string instead of a date as the first parameter to the date_format function, which is later used in a formatted print call to display the error message.
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score4.0
Impact Score2.9 Exploit Score8.0
Confidentiality ImpactNONE Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationSINGLE Ease of Access