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The remote database server is susceptible to a denial of service
The version of MySQL 5.1 installed on the remote host is earlier than
5.1.26. A bug in such versions can lead to a server crash in
'Item_bin_string::Item_bin_string' when handling an empty bit-string
literal (b''). Using a simple SELECT statement, an authenticated
remote user can leverage this issue to crash the database server and
deny service to legitimate users.
See also :
Upgrade to MySQL version 5.1.26.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 34160 ()
Bugtraq ID: 31081
CVE ID: CVE-2008-3963
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