Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : MySQL (MDKSA-2005:163)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A stack-based buffer overflow was discovered in the init_syms function
in MySQL that allows authenticated users that can create user-defined
functions to execute arbitrary code via a long function_name field.

The updated packages have been patched to address these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19918 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-163.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2558

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