Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : MySQL (MDKSA-2005:070)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18032
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability in MySQL would allow a user with grant privileges to a database with a name containing an underscore character ('_') to have the ability to grant privileges to other databases with similar names.
This problem was previously discovered and fixed, but a new case where the problem still existed was recently discovered.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.