FreeBSD : mysql -- command line client input validation vulnerability (4775c807-8f30-11dd-821f-001cc0377035)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Thomas Henlich reports :

The mysql command-line client does not quote HTML special characters
like < in its output. This allows an attacker who is able to write
data into a table to hide or modify records in the output, and to
inject potentially dangerous code, e. g. JavaScript to perform
cross-site scripting or cross-site request forgery attacks.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34390 (freebsd_pkg_4775c8078f3011dd821f001cc0377035.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 31486

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4456

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