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[DSA1169] DSA-1169-1 mysql-dfsg-4.1 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Several local vulnerabilities have been discovered in the MySQL
database server. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
identifies the following problems:
Michal Prokopiuk discovered that remote authenticated users are
permitted to create and access a database if the lowercase
spelling is the same as one they have been granted access to.
Beat Vontobel discovered that certain queries replicated to a
slave could crash the client and thus terminate the replication.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.1.11a-4sarge7. Version 4.0 is not affected by these
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 5.0.24-3. The replication problem only exists in version 4.1.
We recommend that you upgrade your mysql-server-4.1 package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1169
Threat Level: High
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