MySQL < 3.22 Readable Logs

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Synopsis :

The remote database server is vulnerable to information
disclosure.

Description :

The version of MySQL installed on the remote host reportedly creates
world-readable log files, thus allowing local users to get sensitive
information, such as the passwords for newly created users.

See also :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=91479159617803&w=2

Solution :

Upgrade to MySQL version 3.22 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 17815 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-1188