FreeBSD : mysql -- empty bit-string literal denial of service (66a770b4-e008-11dd-a765-0030843d3802)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

MySQL reports :

The vulnerability is caused due to an error when processing an empty
bit-string literal and can be exploited to crash the server via a
specially crafted SQL statement.

See also :

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=35658
http://www.nessus.org/u?1cba2e35
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-26.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?f44a6ea1
http://www.nessus.org/u?4e863019

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35337 (freebsd_pkg_66a770b4e00811dda7650030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3963

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