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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0152

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0152.

MySQL is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server. MySQL is a
client/server implementation consisting of a server daemon (mysqld) and
many different client programs and libraries.

A flaw was found in the way MySQL handled case sensitive database names. A
user with the ability to create databases could gain unauthorized access to
other databases hosted by the MySQL server. (CVE-2006-4226)

This flaw does not affect the version of MySQL distributed with Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 5.

All users of the MySQL server are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain a backported patch which fixes this issue.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-4226
BugTraq ID: 19559
Cert/CC Advisory: TA07-072A
Debian Security Information: DSA-1169 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2006:023 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: mysql-case-privilege-escalation(28448)
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