GLSA-200606-13 : MySQL: SQL Injection

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-13
(MySQL: SQL Injection)

MySQL is vulnerable to an injection flaw in mysql_real_escape() when
used with multi-byte characters.

Impact :

Due to a flaw in the multi-byte character process, an attacker is still
able to inject arbitary SQL statements into the MySQL server for

Workaround :

There are a few workarounds available: NO_BACKSLASH_ESCAPES mode as a
workaround for a bug in mysql_real_escape_string(): SET
sql_mode='NO_BACKSLASH_ESCAPES'; and server command line options:

See also :

Solution :

All MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mysql-4.1.20'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21706 (gentoo_GLSA-200606-13.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2753

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