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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MySQL Anonymous Login Handshake Information Leakage Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for anonymous login handshake info leakage in MySQL

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote database server is affected by an information disclosure
flaw.

Description :

The MySQL database server on the remote host reads from uninitialized
memory when processing a specially-crafted login packet. An
unauthenticated attacker may be able to exploit this flaw to obtain
sensitive information from the affected host as returned in an error
packet.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/432733/30/0/threaded
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/4.1/en/news-4-0-27.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/4.1/en/news-4-1-19.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/news-5-0-21.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-10.html

Solution :

Upgrade to MySQL 4.0.27 / 4.1.19 / 5.0.21 / 5.1.10 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17780

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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