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[DSA829] DSA-829-1 mysql

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-829-1 mysql

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A stack-based buffer overflow in the init_syms function of MySQL, a
popular database, has been discovered that permits remote authenticated
users who can create user-defined functions to execute arbitrary code
via a long function_name field. The ability to create user-defined
functions is not typically granted to untrusted users.
The following vulnerability matrix shows which version of MySQL in
which distribution has this problem fixed:
We recommend that you upgrade your mysql packages.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 14509

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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