Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mysql (MDVSA-2010:044)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48175

Synopsis

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

Description

A 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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 48175

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-044.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 2010/07/30

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mysql16, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmysql16, 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-common-core, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-core, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mysql-doc, 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:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-7247

BID: 38043

MDVSA: 2010:044

CWE: 59