MySQL < 4.0.14 libmysqlclient Buffer Overflow

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code could be executed by the database client library on
the remote host.

Description :

The version of MySQL installed on the remote host is older than 4.0.14.

The client library (libmysqlclient) is thus reportedly affected by a
buffer overflow. A local attacker could execute arbitrary code
through a long socket name.

Note that RedHat does not consider that this flaw is a security

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to MySQL version 4.0.14 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 17822 ()

Bugtraq ID: 7887

CVE ID: CVE-2003-1331