Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Databases >> MySQL multiple flaws (2)


Vulnerability Assessment Details

MySQL multiple flaws (2)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the remote MySQL version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of the MySQL database which is
older than 4.0.21 or 3.23.59.

MySQL is a database which runs on both Linux/BSD and Windows platform.
The remote version of this software is vulnerable to specially crafted
ALTER TABLE SQL query which can be exploited to bypass some applied security
restrictions or cause a denial of service.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need the ability to execute arbitrary
SQL statements on the remote host.

Solution : Upgrade to the latest version of MySQL 3.23.59 or 4.0.21 or newer
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 11357

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

Cables, Connectors

IBM 44E4479 Fru Quad-Core Intel Xeon E7420 2.13 GHz/1066 MHz (6 MB L2 cache, 8 M
$50.0
IBM 44E4479 Fru Quad-Core Intel Xeon E7420 2.13 GHz/1066 MHz (6 MB L2 cache, 8 M pictureIntel SLBV4 - Intel Quad-Core Xeon E5620 2.4 GHz/5.86 GT/s - 12 MB
$38.0
Intel SLBV4 - Intel Quad-Core Xeon E5620 2.4 GHz/5.86 GT/s - 12 MB picture594888-001 HP XEON E5507 QUAD CORE 2.26GHz 4M 4.8GT/s 80W PROCESSOR
$32.0
594888-001 HP XEON E5507 QUAD CORE 2.26GHz 4M 4.8GT/s 80W PROCESSOR picture614731-001 HP XEON E5507 QUAD CORE 2.26GHz 4M 4.8GT/s 80W PROCESSOR
$32.0
614731-001 HP XEON E5507 QUAD CORE 2.26GHz 4M 4.8GT/s 80W PROCESSOR picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.