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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
These remote packages are missing security patches :
USN-274-1 fixed a logging bypass in the MySQL server. Unfortunately it
was acertaind that the original update was not sufficient to
completely fix the vulnerability, thus another update is necessary. We
apologize for the inconvenience.
For reference, these are the details of the original USN:
A logging bypass was discovered in the MySQL query parser. A local
attacker could exploit this by inserting NUL characters into query
strings (even into comments), which would cause the query to be
This only affects you if you enabled the 'log' parameter in the
Upgrade to :
- libmysqlclient12-4.0.24-10ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- libmysqlclient12-dev-4.0.24-10ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- mysql-client-4.0.24-10ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- mysql-common-4.0.24-10ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- mysql-server-4.0.24-10ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
Network Security Threat Level: High
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi
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