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[DSA303] DSA-303-1 mysql

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-303-1 mysql

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

CVE-2003-0073: The mysql package contains a bug whereby dynamically
allocated memory is freed more than once, which could be deliberately
triggered by a possible hacker to cause a crash, resulting in a denial of
service condition. In order to exploit this vulnerability, a valid
username and password combination for access to the MySQL server is
required.
CVE-2003-0150: The mysql package contains a bug whereby a malicious
user, granted certain permissions within mysql, could create a
configuration file which would cause the mysql server to run as root,
or any other user, rather than the mysql user.
For the stable distribution (woody) both problems have been fixed in
version 3.23.49-8.4.
The old stable distribution (potato) is only affected by
CVE-2003-0150, and this has been fixed in version 3.22.32-6.4.
For the unstable distribution (sid), CVE-2003-0073 was fixed in
version 4.0.12-2, and CVE-2003-0150 will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you update your mysql package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-303
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7052

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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