Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mysql (MDVSA-2012:178)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in mysql :

Stack-based buffer overflow in MySQL 5.5.19, 5.1.53, and possibly
other versions, and MariaDB 5.5.2.x before 5.5.28a, 5.3.x before
5.3.11, 5.2.x before 5.2.13 and 5.1.x before 5.1.66, allows remote
authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a long argument to
the GRANT FILE command (CVE-2012-5611).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

https://mariadb.atlassian.net/browse/MDEV-3884

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63199 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5611

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