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mysql - buffer overflow



Debian Security Advisory

DSA-381-1 mysql -- buffer overflow

Date Reported:
13 Sep 2003
Affected Packages:
mysql
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CAN-2003-0780.
More information:

MySQL, a popular relational database system, contains a buffer overflow condition which could be exploited by a user who has permission to execute "ALTER TABLE" commands on the tables in the "mysql" database. If successfully exploited, this vulnerability could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the mysqld process (by default, user "mysql"). Since the "mysql" database is used for MySQL's internal record keeping, by default the mysql administrator "root" is the only user with permission to alter its tables.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 3.23.49-8.5.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon. Refer to Debian bug #210403.

We recommend that you update your mysql package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql_3.23.49-8.5.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql_3.23.49-8.5.diff.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql_3.23.49.orig.tar.gz
Architecture-independent component:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-common_3.23.49-8.5_all.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-doc_3.23.49-8.5_all.deb
Alpha:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.5_alpha.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.5_alpha.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.5_alpha.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.5_alpha.deb
ARM:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.5_arm.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.5_arm.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.5_arm.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.5_arm.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.5_i386.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.5_i386.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.5_i386.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.5_i386.deb
Intel IA-64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.5_ia64.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.5_ia64.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.5_ia64.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.5_ia64.deb
HPPA:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.5_hppa.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.5_hppa.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.5_hppa.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.5_hppa.deb
Motorola 680x0:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.5_m68k.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.5_m68k.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.5_m68k.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.5_m68k.deb
Big endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.5_mips.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.5_mips.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.5_mips.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.5_mips.deb
Little endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.5_mipsel.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.5_mipsel.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.5_mipsel.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.5_mipsel.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.5_powerpc.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.5_powerpc.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.5_powerpc.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.5_powerpc.deb
IBM S/390:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.5_s390.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.5_s390.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.5_s390.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.5_s390.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.5_sparc.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.5_sparc.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.5_sparc.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.5_sparc.deb

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.



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