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The check_connection function in sql_parse.cc in MySQL 4.0.x up to 4.0.26 4.1.x up to 4.1.18 and 5.0.x up to 5.0.20 allows remote attackers to read portions of memory via a username without a trailing null byte which causes a buffer over-read.

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The check_connection function in sql_parse.cc in MySQL 4.0.x up to 4.0.26 4.1.x up to 4.1.18 and 5.0.x up to 5.0.20 allows remote attackers to read portions of memory via a username without a trailing null byte which causes a buffer over-read.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-1516
Product(s):