Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : MYSQL (MDKSA-2003:013)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Aleksander Adamowski informed MandrakeSoft that the MySQL developers
fixed a DoS vulnerability in the recently released 3.23.55 version of
MySQL. A double free() pointer bug in the mysql_change_user() handling
would allow a specially hacked mysql client to crash the main mysqld
server. This vulnerability can only be exploited by first logging in
with a valid user account.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13998 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-013.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0073

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