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SUSE-SA:2006:036: 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 SUSE-SA:2006:036 (mysql).

The database server MySQL was updated to fix the following security problems:

- Attackers could read portions of memory by using a user name with
trailing null byte or via COM_TABLE_DUMP command (CVE-2006-1516,

- Attackers could potentially execute arbitrary code by causing a
buffer overflow via specially crafted COM_TABLE_DUMP packets

The mysql server package was released on May 30th already, the
mysql-Max server package was released on June 20th after additional

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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