Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mysql (MDVSA-2010:011)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in mysql :

mysqld in MySQL 5.0.x before 5.0.88 and 5.1.x before 5.1.41 does not
(1) properly handle errors during execution of certain SELECT
statements with subqueries, and does not (2) preserve certain
null_value flags during execution of statements that use the
GeomFromWKB function, which allows remote authenticated users to cause
a denial of service (daemon crash) via a crafted statement

The vio_verify_callback function in viosslfactories.c in MySQL 5.0.x
before 5.0.88 and 5.1.x before 5.1.41, when OpenSSL is used, accepts a
value of zero for the depth of X.509 certificates, which allows
man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL-based MySQL servers
via a crafted certificate, as demonstrated by a certificate presented
by a server linked against the yaSSL library (CVE-2009-4028).

MySQL 5.1.x before 5.1.41 allows local users to bypass certain
privilege checks by calling CREATE TABLE on a MyISAM table with
modified (1) DATA DIRECTORY or (2) INDEX DIRECTORY arguments that are
originally associated with pathnames without symlinks, and that can
point to tables created at a future time at which a pathname is
modified to contain a symlink to a subdirectory of the MySQL data home
directory, related to incorrect calculation of the
mysql_unpacked_real_data_home value. NOTE: this vulnerability exists
because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-4098 and CVE-2008-2079

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
Additionally for 2009.0 and MES5 mysql has also been upgraded to the
last stable 5.0 release (5.0.89).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44043 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-011.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37075

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4019

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