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SUSE-SA:2006:036: 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 SUSE-SA:2006:036 (mysql).


The database server MySQL was updated to fix the following security problems:

- Attackers could read portions of memory by using a user name with
trailing null byte or via COM_TABLE_DUMP command (CVE-2006-1516,
CVE-2006-1517).

- Attackers could potentially execute arbitrary code by causing a
buffer overflow via specially crafted COM_TABLE_DUMP packets
(CVE-2006-1518).

The mysql server package was released on May 30th already, the
mysql-Max server package was released on June 20th after additional
bugfixes.


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_36_mysql.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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