Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : MySQL (MDKSA-2007:177)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability was found in MySQL's authentication protocol, making
it possible for a remote unauthenticated attacker to send a specially
crafted authentication request to the MySQL server causing it to crash

Another flaw was discovered in MySQL that allowed remote authenticated
users to gain update privileges for a table in another database via a
view that refers to the external table (CVE-2007-3782).

Updated packages have been patched to prevent these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 26009 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-177.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2691

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