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[GLSA-200606-13] MySQL: SQL Injection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
MySQL: SQL Injection

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-13
(MySQL: SQL Injection)


MySQL is vulnerable to an injection flaw in mysql_real_escape() when
used with multi-byte characters.

Impact

Due to a flaw in the multi-byte character process, a possible hacker is still
able to inject arbitary SQL statements into the MySQL server for
execution.

Workaround

There are a few workarounds available: NO_BACKSLASH_ESCAPES mode as a
workaround for a bug in mysql_real_escape_string(): SET
sql_mode='NO_BACKSLASH_ESCAPES'
SET GLOBAL
sql_mode='NO_BACKSLASH_ESCAPES'
and server command line options:
--sql-mode=NO_BACKSLASH_ESCAPES.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2753


Solution:
All MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/mysql-4.1.20"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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