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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the user permission
checking code in MySQL. An authenticated database user could use this
flaw to crash the mysqld daemon or, potentially, execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running the mysqld daemon.
See also :
Run 'yum update mysql51' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69635 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5611
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