Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : MySQL (MDKSA-2005:163)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19918
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA stack-based buffer overflow was discovered in the init_syms function in MySQL that allows authenticated users that can create user-defined functions to execute arbitrary code via a long function_name field.
The updated packages have been patched to address these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.