Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : mysql-dfsg-5.0 vulnerabilities (USN-588-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Masaaki Hirose discovered that MySQL could be made to dereference a
NULL pointer. An authenticated user could cause a denial of service
(application crash) via an EXPLAIN SELECT FROM on the
INFORMATION_SCHEMA table. This issue only affects Ubuntu 6.06 and
6.10. (CVE-2006-7232)

Alexander Nozdrin discovered that MySQL did not restore database
access privileges when returning from SQL SECURITY INVOKER stored
routines. An authenticated user could exploit this to gain privileges.
This issue does not affect Ubuntu 7.10. (CVE-2007-2692)

Martin Friebe discovered that MySQL did not properly update the
DEFINER value of an altered view. An authenticated user could use
CREATE SQL SECURITY DEFINER VIEW and ALTER VIEW statements to gain
privileges. (CVE-2007-6303)

Luigi Auriemma discovered that yaSSL as included in MySQL did not
properly validate its input. A remote attacker could send crafted
requests and cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary
code. This issue did not affect Ubuntu 6.06 in the default
installation. (CVE-2008-0226, CVE-2008-0227).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

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Nessus Plugin ID: 31638 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-7232
CVE-2007-2692
CVE-2007-6303
CVE-2008-0226
CVE-2008-0227