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CESA-2007:1155: RHSA-2007:1155

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) December 10, 2007 March 12, 2010 August 29, 2017

Description

Important: mysql security updateMySQL is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server. MySQL is aclient/server implementation consisting of a server daemon (mysqld), andmany different client programs and libraries.A flaw was found in a way MySQL handled symbolic links when database tableswere created with explicit "DATA" and "INDEX DIRECTORY" options. Anauthenticated user could create a table that would overwrite tables inother databases, causing destruction of data or allowing the user toelevate privileges. (CVE-2007-5969)A flaw was found in a way MySQL's InnoDB engine handled spatial indexes. Anauthenticated user could create a table with spatial indexes, which are notsupported by the InnoDB engine, that would cause the mysql daemon to crashwhen used. This issue only causes a temporary denial of service, as themysql daemon will be automatically restarted after the crash.(CVE-2007-5925)All mysql users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain backported patches to resolve these issues.

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Solution

centos-upgrade-mysql

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