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Security update for mysql-Max


(Last modified: 20JUN2006)

solutions Security update for mysql-Max SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (dfa3b040161b26a12cd505da9c0b7bb7)

Applies to

Package: mysql-Max
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11058
Release: 20060620
Obsoletes: none


Install this update if you are using mysql-Max.



Problem description

Attackers could read portions of memory by using a user name with trailing null byte or via COM_TABLE_DUMP command (CVE-2006-1516, CVE-2006-1517).
Attackers could execute arbitrary code by causing a buffer overflow via specially crafted COM_TABLE_DUMP packets (CVE-2006-1518).


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh mysql-Max.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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