FreeBSD : mysql -- remote dos via malformed password packet (240ac24c-dff3-11dd-a765-0030843d3802)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35335


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


MySQL reports :

A malformed password packet in the connection protocol could cause the server to crash.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35335

File Name: freebsd_pkg_240ac24cdff311dda7650030843d3802.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 2009/01/12

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mysql-server, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/07/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3780

BID: 25017

CWE: 20