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MySQL "set password" Buffer Overflow

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MySQL "set password" Buffer Overflow

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/22/2003
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Buffer overflow in get_salt_from_password from sql_acl.cc for MySQL 4.0.14 and earlier, and 3.23.x, allows attackers with ALTER TABLE privileges to execute arbitrary code via a long Password field.

Solution(s)

  • mysql-upgrade-4_0_15
  • mysql-upgrade-latest

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