GLSA-200606-13 : MySQL: SQL Injection
High Nessus Plugin ID 21706
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-13 (MySQL: SQL Injection)
MySQL is vulnerable to an injection flaw in mysql_real_escape() when used with multi-byte characters.
Due to a flaw in the multi-byte character process, an attacker is still able to inject arbitary SQL statements into the MySQL server for execution.
There are a few workarounds available: NO_BACKSLASH_ESCAPES mode as a workaround for a bug in mysql_real_escape_string(): SET sql_mode='NO_BACKSLASH_ESCAPES'; SET GLOBAL sql_mode='NO_BACKSLASH_ESCAPES'; and server command line options:
SolutionAll MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mysql-4.1.20'