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  4. Attack: Suspicious SQL command

Attack: Suspicious SQL command

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects a SQL request which may result in a denial-of-service attack.

Additional Information

SQL attacks when run against an unpatched system may result in unwanted behavior. An attacker can perform SQL Injection by manipulating the SQL query logic to carry out unauthorized actions on the underlying database.

Affected

  • mySQL

Response

No further action is required but you may wish to perform some of the following actions as a precautionary measure.
Run the Norton Power Eraser. (home users)
Run the Symantec Power Eraser. (business users)
Update your product definitions and perform a full system scan.
Submit suspicious files to Symantec for analysis.

If you believe that the signature is reported erroneously, please read the following:
Report a potential false positive to Symantec.
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