FreeBSD : mysql -- database 'case-sensitive' privilege escalation (a0e92718-6603-11db-ab90-000e35fd8194)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Michal Prokopiuk reports a privilege escalation in MySQL. The
vulnerability causes MySQL, when run on case-sensitive filesystems, to
allow remote and local authenticated users to create or access a
database when the database name differs only in case from a database
for which they have permissions.

See also :

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=17647
http://www.nessus.org/u?efa57e5f

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22923 (freebsd_pkg_a0e92718660311dbab90000e35fd8194.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 19559

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4226

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