Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mysql (MDVSA-2010:044)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in mysql :

MySQL is vulnerable to a symbolic link attack when the data home
directory contains a symlink to a different filesystem which allows
remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions
(CVE-2008-7247).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.2
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48175 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-044.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38043

CVE ID: CVE-2008-7247

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