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MySQL password handler overflow 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 4.0.15.

If you have not patched this version, then
any attacker who has the credentials to connect to this
server may execute arbitrary code on this host with
the rights of the mysql database by changing his
password with a too long one containing a shell code.

Solution : Upgrade to MySQL 3.0.58 or 4.0.15
Threat Level: Medium

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