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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 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 :

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.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28037 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1420