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USN109-1 : mysql-dfsg vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
mysql-dfsg vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- libmysqlclient-dev
- libmysqlclient12
- mysql-client
- mysql-common
- mysql-server


Description :

USN-32-1 fixed a database privilege escalation vulnerability
original
advisory text:

"If a user was granted rights to a database with a name
containing an underscore ("_"), the user also gained the ability to
grant rights to other databases with similar names.
(CVE-2004-0957)"

Recently a corner case was discovered where this vulnerability can
still be exploited, so another update is necessary.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- libmysqlclient-dev-4.0.20-2ubuntu1.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libmysqlclient12-4.0.20-2ubuntu1.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mysql-client-4.0.20-2ubuntu1.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mysql-common-4.0.20-2ubuntu1.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mysql-server-4.0.20-2ubuntu1.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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