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[DSA831] DSA-831-1 mysql-dfsg Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-831-1 mysql-dfsg

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

A stack-based buffer overflow in the init_syms function of MySQL, a
popular database, has been discovered that allows remote authenticated
users who can create user-defined functions to execute arbitrary code
via a long function_name field. The ability to create user-defined
functions is not typically granted to untrusted users.
The following vulnerability matrix shows which version of MySQL in
which distribution has this problem fixed:
We recommend that you upgrade your mysql-dfsg packages.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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