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The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
New mysql packages are available for Slackware 10.2 and -current to
fix security issues. The MySQL package shipped with Slackware 10.2 may
possibly leak sensitive information found in uninitialized memory to
authenticated users. The MySQL package previously in Slackware
-current also suffered from these flaws, but an additional overflow
could allow arbitrary code execution. Since the vulnerabilities
require a valid login and/or access to the database server, the risk
is moderate. Slackware does not provide network access to a MySQL
database by default.
See also :
Update the affected mysql package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
Family: Slackware Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21345 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-1516CVE-2006-1517CVE-2006-1518
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