Debian Security Advisory DSA 1112-1 (mysql-dfsg-4.1)

The remote host is missing an update to mysql-dfsg-4.1 announced via advisory DSA 1112-1. Several local vulnerabilities have been discovered in the MySQL database server, which may lead to denial of service. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2006-3081 Kanatoko discovered that the server can be crashed with feeding NULL values to the str_to_date() function. CVE-2006-3469 Jean-David Maillefer discovered that the server can be crashed with specially crafted date_format() function calls.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 4.1.11a-4sarge5. For the unstable distribution (sid) does no longer contain MySQL 4.1 packages. MySQL 5.0 from sid is not affected. We recommend that you upgrade your mysql-dfsg-4.1 packages.