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Rule: 

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Sid: 
100000140

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Summary: 
This event is generated when an attempt is made to exploit a buffer overflow in 
the MySQL MaxDB web server.

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Impact: 
A denial of service will occur, and arbitrary code may be executed with the 
privileges of the user running the web server.

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Detailed Information:
If an HTTP GET request beginning with a "%" character and followed by at least 
215 non-newline characters is sent to the MySQL MaxDB web server, a buffer 
overflow will occur. This will result in a denial of service, and possibly 
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the web 
server.

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Affected Systems:
MySQL MaxDB >= 7.5.00.24

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Attack Scenarios: 
This vulnerability may be exploited with a web browser or an automated script.

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Ease of Attack: 
Simple, as a web browser can be used.

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False Positives:
None Known

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False Negatives:
None Known

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Corrective Action: 
Upgrade to version 7.5.00.26 or higher.

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Contributors: 
Alex Kirk <alex.kirk@sourcefire.com>

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Additional References:

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