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Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2008 20:53:40 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
To: Tomas Hoger <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: MySQL incomplete fix for CVE-2008-2079

On Tue, 9 Sep 2008, Tomas Hoger wrote:

> Devin Carraway of Debian noticed, that the upstream fix can be defeated
> by local users via directory symlinks:

Use CVE-2008-4097

> Which is also possible to defeat, as described by Devin in the upstream
> bug report related to the original issue:
>   comment dated with "[18 Jul 9:43]"

Use CVE-2008-4098

- Steve

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