Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : MySQL (MDKSA-2005:070)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability in MySQL would allow a user with grant privileges to a
database with a name containing an underscore character ('_') to have
the ability to grant privileges to other databases with similar names.
This problem was previously discovered and fixed, but a new case where
the problem still existed was recently discovered.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18032 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-070.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0957

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