Ubuntu 4.10 : mysql-dfsg vulnerability (USN-109-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

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

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

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

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20495 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0957