Mandriva Update for mysql MDVSA-2010:011 (mysql)

Published: 2010-01-19 07:58:46
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
Check for the Version of mysql

Affected Versions:
mysql on Mandriva Linux 2008.0, Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64, Mandriva Linux 2009.0, Mandriva Linux 2009.0/X86_64, Mandriva Enterprise Server 5, Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Technical Details:
Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in mysql: mysqld in MySQL 5.0.x before 5.0.88 and 5.1.x before 5.1.41 does not (1) properly handle errors during execution of certain SELECT statements with subqueries, and does not (2) preserve certain null_value flags during execution of statements that use the GeomFromWKB function, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a crafted statement (CVE-2009-4019). The vio_verify_callback function in viosslfactories.c in MySQL 5.0.x before 5.0.88 and 5.1.x before 5.1.41, when OpenSSL is used, accepts a value of zero for the depth of X.509 certificates, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof arbitrary SSL-based MySQL servers via a crafted certificate, as demonstrated by a certificate presented by a server linked against the yaSSL library (CVE-2009-4028). MySQL 5.1.x before 5.1.41 allows local users to bypass certain privilege checks by calling CREATE TABLE on a MyISAM table with modified (1) DATA DIRECTORY or (2) INDEX DIRECTORY arguments that are originally associated with pathnames without symlinks, and that can point to tables created at a future time at which a pathname is modified to contain a symlink to a subdirectory of the MySQL data home directory, related to incorrect calculation of the mysql_unpacked_real_data_home value. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-4098 and CVE-2008-2079 (CVE-2009-4030). Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers. The updated Linux Distribution Packages have been patched to correct these issues. Additionally for 2009.0 and MES5 mysql has also been upgraded to the last stable 5.0 release (5.0.89).

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-4019
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-4028
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-4098
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2079
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-4030

References:

http://lists.mandriva.com/security-announce/2010-01/msg00052.php

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2010-01-19
Modified
2018-01-25
Category
Mandrake Local Security Checks

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