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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

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