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MDKSA-2006:084: 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-2006:084 (MySQL).
The check_connection function in sql_parse.cc in MySQL 4.0.x up to
4.0.26, 4.1.x up to 4.1.18, and 5.0.x up to 5.0.20 allows remote
attackers to read portions of memory via a username without a trailing
null byte, which causes a buffer over-read. (CVE-2006-1516)
sql_parse.cc in MySQL 4.0.x up to 4.0.26, 4.1.x up to 4.1.18, and
5.0.x up to 5.0.20 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive
information via a COM_TABLE_DUMP request with an incorrect packet
length, which includes portions of memory in an error message.
Updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:084
Threat Level: High
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