FreeBSD : mysql -- remote dos via malformed password packet (240ac24c-dff3-11dd-a765-0030843d3802)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

MySQL reports :

A malformed password packet in the connection protocol could cause the
server to crash.

See also :

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=28984
http://www.nessus.org/u?4be91463

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35335 (freebsd_pkg_240ac24cdff311dda7650030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 25017

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3780

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