|Bugzilla:||466518: CVE-2008-4456 mysql: mysql command line client XSS flaw|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the command-line client in MySQL 5.0.26 through 5.0.45, and other versions including versions later than 5.0.45, when the --html option is enabled, allows attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by placing it in a database cell, which might be accessed by this client when composing an HTML document. NOTE: as of 20081031, the issue has not been fixed in MySQL 5.0.67.
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-4456
This issue was addressed for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 by https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1289.html and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 by https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0110.html .
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, future MySQL package updates may address this flaw for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, and Red Hat Application Stack 2.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Application Stack v2 for Enterprise Linux (v.5)||RHSA-2009:1461||September 23, 2009|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (mysql)||RHSA-2010:0110||February 16, 2010|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (mysql)||RHSA-2009:1289||September 02, 2009|
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