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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-201201-02
(MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MySQL. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
An unauthenticated remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the MySQL process, cause a Denial of Service
condition, bypass security restrictions, uninstall arbitrary MySQL
plugins, or conduct Man-in-the-Middle and Cross-Site Scripting attacks.
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-5.1.56'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since May 14, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no
longer affected by this issue.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 57446 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-3963