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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.52092
Category:Conectiva Local Security Checks
Title:Conectiva Security Advisory CLA-2005:947
Summary:Conectiva Security Advisory CLA-2005:947
Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory CLA-2005:947.

MySQL is a very popular SQL database.

This announcement fixes two vulnerabilities discovered in MySQL:

1.CVE-2004-0957
A local user which had grant privileges for a database whose name
includes a _ (underscore) caracter could grant privileges to other
databases that have similar names, possibly allowing the user to
conduct unauthorized activities.

2.CVE-2005-0004
A local user could overwrite arbitrary files or read temporary
files via a symlink attack.


Solution:
The apt tool can be used to perform RPM package upgrades
by running 'apt-get update' followed by 'apt-get upgrade'

http://www.mysql.com/products/mysql/
http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=CLA-2005:947
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/index.php?id=a&anuncio=000947

Risk factor : High
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-0957
Conectiva Linux advisory: CLA-2005:947
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000947
Debian Security Information: DSA-707 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-707
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:070
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-597.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-611.html
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110140517515735&w=2
Computer Incident Advisory Center Bulletin: P-018
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/p-018.shtml
XForce ISS Database: mysql-underscore-gain-priv(17783)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/17783
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0004
Debian Security Information: DSA-647 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-647
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:036
Bugtraq: 20050118 [USN-63-1] MySQL client vulnerability (Google Search)
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110608297217224&w=2
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101864-1
BugTraq ID: 12277
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12277
http://secunia.com/advisories/13867
XForce ISS Database: mysql-mysqlaccess-symlink(18922)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/18922
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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