MySQL Remote Overflow and Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities

medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801163
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The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


According to its version number, the installation of MySQL on the remote host may be prone to multiple buffer overflows. The MySQL server is also vulnerable to multiple information disclosure flaws. An attacker exploiting the overflow would need to be able to authenticate to the MySQL server. An attacker exploiting the information disclosure flaw would only need to be able to send malformed 'login' packets to the server. This version of MySQL is also prone to a remote Denial of Service (DoS) due to an inability to properly parse a malformed call to the date_format function.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801163

Family: Database

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0903, CVE-2006-1516, CVE-2006-1517, CVE-2006-3081, CVE-2006-3469, CVE-2006-1518

BID: 17780, 18439, 19032, 16850