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Home » Hacking News » MySQL Null Root Password Weak Default Configuration Vulnerability

MySQL Null Root Password Weak Default Configuration Vulnerability

by Nikola Strahija on August 21st, 2002 MySQL is is an open source relational database project, and is available for a number of operating systems, including Microsoft Windows. A weak default configuration problem has been reported in the Windows binary release of MySQL. Reportedly, the root user of the database is defined with no password, and granted login privileges from any host. This issue has been reported in the Windows binary release of MySQL. Other versions may share this default configuration, this has not however been confirmed.


Remote: Yes

Exploit: http://online.securityfocus.com/data/vulnerabilities/exploits/mysqlfuck.c


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