Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums

If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.

Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Red Hat Local Security Checks >> RHSA-2004-569: mysql

Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2004-569: mysql

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the mysql packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Updated mysql packages that fix various temporary file security issues,
as well as a number of bugs, are now available.

MySQL is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server.

This update fixes a number of small bugs, including some potential
security problems associated with careless handling of temporary files.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has
assigned the names CVE-2004-0381, CVE-2004-0388, and CVE-2004-0457 to these

A number of additional security issues that affect mysql have been
corrected in the source package. These include CVE-2004-0835,
CVE-2004-0836, CVE-2004-0837, and CVE-2004-0957. Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 does not ship with the mysql-server package and is therefore not affected
by these issues.

This update also permits 32-bit and 64-bit libraries to be installed
concurrently on the same system.

All users of mysql should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve
these issues.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors


No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.