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  1. #1 Database Compromised By Blind SQL Injection

    An was sent out earlier today on the mailing list, detailing the compromise of numerous MySQL websites along with portions of their containing usernames and passwords.
    MySQL offers database software and services for businesses at an enterprise level as well as services for online retailers, web forums and even governments. The vulnerability for the attack, completed using blind SQL injection and targeted including,, and, was initially found by "TinKode" and "Ne0h" of Slacker.Ro (according to their dump of the stolen credentials) but published by "Jackh4x0r".

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    Mar 2003
    Laugh. Surprising that they weren't checking user input / sanitizing everything before inputting the data into their MySQL database. There's absolutely no reason these days that SQL injection attacks should work, IMO, it all comes down to sloppy programming and piss poor auditing. Something you wouldn't expect from MySQL / Oracle...
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    So is v5.5.10 safe to use? it sounds like it was just the website itself and not MySQLd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dsmythe View Post
    So is v5.5.10 safe to use? it sounds like it was just the website itself and not MySQLd.
    SQL injection isn't a db server issue, it's an application one.
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