Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : MySQL (MDKSA-2007:243)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29300

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

A vulnerability in MySQL prior to 5.0.45 did not require priveliges such as SELECT for the source table in a CREATE TABLE LIKE statement, allowing remote authenticated users to obtain sensitive information such as the table structure (CVE-2007-3781).

A vulnerability in the InnoDB engine in MySQL allowed remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (database crash) via certain CONTAINS operations on an indexed column, which triggered an assertion error (CVE-2007-5925).

Using RENAME TABLE against a table with explicit DATA DIRECTORY and INDEX DIRECTORY options could be used to overwrite system table information by replacing the file to which a symlink pointed to (CVE-2007-5969).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29300

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-243.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 2007/12/11

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:MySQL, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:MySQL-Max, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:MySQL-bench, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:MySQL-client, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:MySQL-common, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:MySQL-ndb-extra, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:MySQL-ndb-management, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:MySQL-ndb-storage, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:MySQL-ndb-tools, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql15, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql15-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql15-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql15, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql15-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql15-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-bench, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-client, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-common, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-max, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-ndb-extra, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-ndb-management, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-ndb-storage, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-ndb-tools, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3781, CVE-2007-5925, CVE-2007-5969

MDKSA: 2007:243

CWE: 20, 264