Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : MySQL (MDKSA-2006:084)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The check_connection function in sql_parse.cc in MySQL 4.0.x up to
4.0.26, 4.1.x up to 4.1.18, and 5.0.x up to 5.0.20 allows remote
attackers to read portions of memory via a username without a trailing
null byte, which causes a buffer over-read. (CVE-2006-1516)

sql_parse.cc in MySQL 4.0.x up to 4.0.26, 4.1.x up to 4.1.18, and
5.0.x up to 5.0.20 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive
information via a COM_TABLE_DUMP request with an incorrect packet
length, which includes portions of memory in an error message.
(CVE-2006-1517)

Updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21359 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-084.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1516
CVE-2006-1517

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