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Security Advisory MySQL - CVE-2007-5925

Released: Apr 21, 2008     Updated: Apr 21, 2008


The convert_search_mode_to_innobase function in in the InnoDB engine in MySQL 5.1.23-BK and earlier allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (database crash) via a certain CONTAINS operation on an indexed column, which triggers an assertion error. IDENTIFIER = WIND00113453

Product Version

Linux Platforms 1.x


Installation Notes

Installation Notes

  1. Unzip the patch under [install_dir]/updates

    2. Install the patch CD by entering the patch CD directory and run setup_linux.

    3. This is a source only patch so you will have to build the kernel

    4. Issue a make fs and make the kernel in a configured directory.

    5. Upload the kernel and rootfs into the target and boot it up.

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