SuSE9 Security Update : MySQL (YOU Patch Number 12456)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update is provided as RPM packages that can easily be installed
onto a running system by using the YaST online update module.

- the COM_CREATE_DB and COM_DROP_DB suffered from format
string vulnerabilities. (CVE-2009-2446)

- the command line client was prone to cross-site
scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2008-4456)

Additionally a problem that sometimes prevented slave hosts from
reconnecting to the master server has been fixed.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-4456.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2446.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12456.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41313 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4456
CVE-2009-2446

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