Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mysql (MDVSA-2010:044)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48175
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in mysql :
MySQL is vulnerable to a symbolic link attack when the data home directory contains a symlink to a different filesystem which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions (CVE-2008-7247).
The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.