Scientific Linux Security Update : mysql on SL6.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63192
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the user permission checking code in MySQL. An authenticated database user could use this flaw to crash the mysqld daemon or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the mysqld daemon.
After installing this update, the MySQL server daemon (mysqld) will be restarted automatically.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.