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The remote database service is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
The version of MySQL 4.1 installed on the remote host is earlier than
4.1.3. Such versions are reported affected by multiple
- It is possible for a remote attacker to bypass the
password authentication mechanism using a specially
crafted packet with a zero-length scramble buff
- The server fails to check the length of a scrambled
password used by the 4.1 authentication protocol and
sent as part of a client authentication packet, which
can result in a stack-based buffer overflow.
See also :
Upgrade to MySQL 4.1.3 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true