Scientific Linux Security Update : mysql on SL5.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A flaw was discovered in MySQL's authentication protocol. It is
possible for a remote unauthenticated attacker to send a specially
crafted authentication request to the MySQL server causing it to
crash. (CVE-2007-3780)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?20133d80

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60243 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3780