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MySQL mysql_real_connect() Buffer Overflow

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MySQL mysql_real_connect() Buffer Overflow

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/03/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/23/2004
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Buffer overflow in the mysql_real_connect function in MySQL 4.x before 4.0.21, and 3.x before 3.23.49, allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a DNS response with a large address length (h_length).

Solution(s)

  • mysql-upgrade-4_0_21
  • mysql-upgrade-latest

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