Scientific Linux Security Update : mysql on SL5.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

medium Nessus Plugin ID 60243
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Synopsis

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

Description

A flaw was discovered in MySQL's authentication protocol. It is possible for a remote unauthenticated attacker to send a specially crafted authentication request to the MySQL server causing it to crash. (CVE-2007-3780)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0c385f44

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60243

File Name: sl_20070830_mysql_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/30/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3780

CWE: 20