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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200711-25
(MySQL: Denial of Service)
Joe Gallo and Artem Russakovskii reported an error in the
convert_search_mode_to_innobase() function in ha_innodb.cc in the
InnoDB engine that is leading to a failed assertion when handling
A remote authenticated attacker with ALTER privileges could send a
specially crafted request to a vulnerable database server possibly
leading to a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mysql-5.0.44-r2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.5
Public Exploit Available : true