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 Severity: High
    Title: MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: January 05, 2012
     Bugs: #220813, #229329, #237166, #238117, #240407, #277717,
           #294187, #303747, #319489, #321791, #339717, #344987, #351413
       ID: 201201-02

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in MySQL, some of which may allow
execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

MySQL is a popular open-source multi-threaded, multi-user SQL database
server.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  dev-db/mysql                 < 5.1.56                  >= 5.1.56

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MySQL. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

An unauthenticated remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the MySQL process, cause a Denial of
Service condition, bypass security restrictions, uninstall arbitrary
MySQL plugins, or conduct Man-in-the-Middle and Cross-Site Scripting
attacks.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/mysql-5.1.56"

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since May 14, 2011. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.

References
==========

[  1 ] CVE-2008-3963
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-3963
[  2 ] CVE-2008-4097
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-4097
[  3 ] CVE-2008-4098
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-4098
[  4 ] CVE-2008-4456
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-4456
[  5 ] CVE-2008-7247
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-7247
[  6 ] CVE-2009-2446
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-2446
[  7 ] CVE-2009-4019
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-4019
[  8 ] CVE-2009-4028
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-4028
[  9 ] CVE-2009-4484
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-4484
[ 10 ] CVE-2010-1621
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1621
[ 11 ] CVE-2010-1626
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1626
[ 12 ] CVE-2010-1848
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1848
[ 13 ] CVE-2010-1849
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1849
[ 14 ] CVE-2010-1850
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1850
[ 15 ] CVE-2010-2008
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2008
[ 16 ] CVE-2010-3676
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3676
[ 17 ] CVE-2010-3677
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3677
[ 18 ] CVE-2010-3678
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3678
[ 19 ] CVE-2010-3679
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3679
[ 20 ] CVE-2010-3680
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3680
[ 21 ] CVE-2010-3681
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3681
[ 22 ] CVE-2010-3682
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3682
[ 23 ] CVE-2010-3683
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3683
[ 24 ] CVE-2010-3833
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3833
[ 25 ] CVE-2010-3834
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3834
[ 26 ] CVE-2010-3835
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3835
[ 27 ] CVE-2010-3836
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3836
[ 28 ] CVE-2010-3837
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3837
[ 29 ] CVE-2010-3838
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3838
[ 30 ] CVE-2010-3839
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3839
[ 31 ] CVE-2010-3840
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3840

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201201-02.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2012 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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