Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : mysql-dfsg-5.0 vulnerability (USN-440-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Stefan Streichbier and B. Mueller of SEC Consult discovered that MySQL
subselect queries using 'ORDER BY' could be made to crash the MySQL
server. An attacker with access to a MySQL instance could cause an
intermitant denial of service.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28037 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1420