Ubuntu 5.10 : mysql-dfsg-4.1 vulnerability (USN-321-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Jean-David Maillefer discovered a format string bug in the
date_format() function's error reporting. By calling the function with
invalid arguments, an authenticated user could exploit this to crash
the server.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27899 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3469