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The remote database server may be affected by a security bypass
The installed version of MySQL may be affected by a security bypass
vulnerability because the salt used during password validation does not
change when switching users with the 'COM_CHANGE_USER' command.
Additionally, the connection is not reset when invalid credentials are
submitted. Normally, when a connection is initiated and invalid
credentials are submitted, the connection is terminated, which slows
brute-force attempts substantially.
See also :
There is no solution at this time.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Nessus Plugin ID: 71116 ()
Bugtraq ID: 56837
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5627
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