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
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in mysql which would permit mysql users
without any kind of privileges to use the UNINSTALL PLUGIN function
(CVE-2010-1621).

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 :

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=51770

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
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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