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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-6664: MariaDB: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-6664: MariaDB: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
03/26/2018

Description

mysqld_safe in Oracle MySQL through 5.5.51, 5.6.x through 5.6.32, and 5.7.x through 5.7.14; MariaDB; Percona Server before 5.5.51-38.2, 5.6.x before 5.6.32-78-1, and 5.7.x before 5.7.14-8; and Percona XtraDB Cluster before 5.5.41-37.0, 5.6.x before 5.6.32-25.17, and 5.7.x before 5.7.14-26.17, when using file-based logging, allows local users with access to the mysql account to gain root privileges via a symlink attack on error logs and possibly other files.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-db-mariadb

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