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MySQL multiple flaws (3)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the remote MySQL version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

You are running a version of MySQL which is older than version 4.0.21.

There are two flaws in the remote version of this database :

- There is an unauthorized database GRANT privilege vulnerability, which
may permit a possible hacker to misuse the GRANT privilege it has been given and
to use it against other databases

- A denial of service vulnerability may be triggered by the misuse of the
FULLTEXT search functionality.

Solution : Upgrade to MySQL 4.0.21
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 11435, 11432

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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