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Arbitrary code could be executed by the database client library on
the remote host.
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 :
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
Nessus Plugin ID: 17822 ()
Bugtraq ID: 7887
CVE ID: CVE-2003-1331
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