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MySQL multiple flaws (3) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for the remote MySQL version
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
You are running a version of MySQL which is older than version 4.0.21.
There are two flaws in the remote version of this database :
- There is an unauthorized database GRANT privilege vulnerability, which
may allow a possible hacker to misuse the GRANT privilege it has been given and
to use it against other databases
- A denial of service vulnerability may be triggered by the misuse of the
FULLTEXT search functionality.
Solution : Upgrade to MySQL 4.0.21
Threat Level: Medium
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