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Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 16:38:10 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Subject: Re: MySQL executable comment execution on MySQL slave server (from 2009)

----- Original Message -----
> This is an old one that slipped through in 2009:
> The executable comment capability in MySQL before 5.1.50 and 5.0.93
> can be used to execute arbitrary SQL commands as a privileged user.
> This occurs on MySQL servers configured as slaves in a MySQL
> replication environment where the slave server is running a newer
> version of MySQL than the server. The attacker would need the ability
> to add custom comments to a database on the MySQL server.

Please use CVE-2009-5026.



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