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Fedora Core 4 2005-557: mysql Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the mysql package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-557 (mysql).
MySQL is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server. MySQL is a
client/server implementation consisting of a server daemon (mysqld)
and many different client programs and libraries. This package
contains the MySQL client programs, the client shared library, and
generic MySQL files.
Update to MySQL 4.1.12 (includes a low-impact security fix, see bz#158689).
Repair some issues in openssl support.
Re-enable the old ISAM table type.
Solution : http://fedoranews.org//mediawiki/index.php/Fedora_Core_4_Update:_mysql-4.1.12-2.FC4.1
Threat Level: High
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