Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Joe Gallo and Artem Russakovskii discovered that the InnoDB engine in
MySQL did not properly perform input validation. An authenticated user
could use a crafted CONTAINS statement to cause a denial of service.
It was discovered that under certain conditions MySQL could be made to
overwrite system table information. An authenticated user could use a
crafted RENAME statement to escalate privileges. (CVE-2007-5969)
Philip Stoev discovered that the the federated engine of MySQL did not
properly handle responses with a small number of columns. An
authenticated user could use a crafted response to a SHOW TABLE STATUS
query and cause a denial of service. (CVE-2007-6304)
It was discovered that MySQL did not properly enforce access controls.
An authenticated user could use a crafted CREATE TABLE LIKE statement
to escalate privileges. (CVE-2007-3781).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true