MySQL < 4.1.13 Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote database server is vulnerable to a denial of service
attack.

Description :

The version of MySQL installed on the remote host is older than
4.1.13. On these versions, a local attacker could crash the
replication slave via a specific query.

See also :

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=10442
http://lists.mysql.com/internals/26123

Solution :

Upgrade to MySQL version 4.1.13 or later.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 17825 ()

Bugtraq ID: 19794

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4380