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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
It was found that the MySQL PolyFromWKB() function did not sanity
check Well-Known Binary (WKB) data. A remote, authenticated attacker
could use specially crafted WKB data to crash mysqld. This issue only
caused a temporary denial of service, as mysqld was automatically
restarted after the crash. (CVE-2010-3840)
A flaw was found in the way MySQL processed certain alternating READ
requests provided by HANDLER statements. A remote, authenticated
attacker could use this flaw to provide such requests, causing mysqld
to crash. This issue only caused a temporary denial of service, as
mysqld was automatically restarted after the crash. (CVE-2010-3681)
A directory traversal flaw was found in the way MySQL handled the
parameters of the MySQL COM_FIELD_LIST network protocol command. A
remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to obtain
descriptions of the fields of an arbitrary table using a request with
a specially crafted table name. (CVE-2010-1848)
After installing this update, the MySQL server daemon (mysqld) will be
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60883 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-1848CVE-2010-3681CVE-2010-3840
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