Oracle MySQL 'EXPLAIN' Denial Of Service Vulnerability

MySQL is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability.

An attacker can exploit this issue to crash the database, denying access to legitimate users.

This issue affects versions prior to MySQL 5.1.49.

NOTE: This issue was previously covered in BID 42594 (Oracle MySQL Prior to 5.1.49 Multiple Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities) but has been given its own record to better document it.


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