A vulnerability has been reported in MySQL, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
Secunia Advisory SA47894
No CVE references currently available.
The vulnerability is reported in version 5.5.20. Other versions may also be affected. The exploit has been tested with mysql-5.5.20-debian6.0-i686.deb on Debian 6.0.
System access from local network
An effective workaround cannot currently be provided due to limited vulnerability details.