MySQL allegedly hacked - via SQL injection
The hacker says the vulnerability is a blind SQL injection problem. This is a worst case scenario for a web server because the flaw allows access to the entire database behind a public-facing website. SQL injections are possible when SQL commands can be embedded in user input so that Web servers pass them on to the database.
UNIX was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things, because that would also stop you from doing clever things.