Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mysql (MDVSA-2010:093)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48182
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered in mysql which would permit mysql users without any kind of privileges to use the UNINSTALL PLUGIN function (CVE-2010-1621).
A problem was discovered in the mysqld init script which under certain circumstances could cause the service to exit too quickly, giving the [ OK ] status and before the mysql server was really started and bound to the mysql socket or IP address. This caused a problem for products like Pulse2.
The corrected packages solves these problems.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.