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VPR Score: 7.4
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201201-02 (MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MySQL. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
An unauthenticated remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the MySQL process, cause a Denial of Service condition, bypass security restrictions, uninstall arbitrary MySQL plugins, or conduct Man-in-the-Middle and Cross-Site Scripting attacks.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mysql-5.1.56' NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since May 14, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.