Buffer overflow in libmysqlclient.so in MySQL 3.23.33 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long host parameter.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
Upgrade to the latest version of MySQL (3.23.33 or later) for fix.
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US-CERT Vulnerability Note:
20010209 Some more MySql security issues
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