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MDKSA-2002:087: 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 MDKSA-2002:087 (MySQL).
Two vulnerabilities were discovered in all versions of MySQL prior to 3.23.53a
and 4.0.5a by Stefan Esser. The first can be used by any valid MySQL user to
crash the MySQL server, the other allows anyone to bypass the MySQL password
check or execute arbitraty code with the privilege of the user running mysqld.
Another two vulnerabilities were found, one an arbitrary size heap overflow in
the mysql client library and another that allows one to write '
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2002:087
Threat Level: High
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