Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mysql (MDVSA-2010:093)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in mysql which would permit mysql users
without any kind of privileges to use the UNINSTALL PLUGIN function

A problem was discovered in the mysqld init script which under certain
circumstances could cause the service to exit too quickly, giving the
[ OK ] status and before the mysql server was really started and bound
to the mysql socket or IP address. This caused a problem for products
like Pulse2.

The corrected packages solves these problems.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48182 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-093.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 39543

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1621

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