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[DSA1169] DSA-1169-1 mysql-dfsg-4.1 Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-1169-1 mysql-dfsg-4.1

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 :
Threat Level: High

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