The check_connection function in sql_parse.cc in MySQL 4.0.x up to
4.0.26, 4.1.x up to 4.1.18, and 5.0.x up to 5.0.20 allows remote
attackers to read portions of memory via a username without a trailing
null byte, which causes a buffer over-read.
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BUGTRAQ:20060502 MySQL Anonymous Login Handshake - Information Leakage.
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