Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : MySQL (MDKSA-2006:064)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21179


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


MySQL allows local users to bypass logging mechanisms via SQL queries that contain the NULL character, which are not properly handled by the mysql_real_query function.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21179

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-064.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/04/04

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:MySQL, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:MySQL-Max, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:MySQL-NDB, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:MySQL-bench, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:MySQL-client, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:MySQL-common, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql14, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql14-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql14, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql14-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006, x-cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:le2005

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/04/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0903

MDKSA: 2006:064