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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:163: MySQL

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the MySQL package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:163 (MySQL).



A stack-based buffer overflow was discovered in the init_syms function in MySQL
that permits authenticated users that can create user-defined functions to
execute arbitrary code via a long function_name field.

The updated packages have been patched to address these issues.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:163
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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