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Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2008 20:53:40 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>
To: Tomas Hoger <thoger@...hat.com>
cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, coley@...re.org
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:
>
>   http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=480292#25

Use CVE-2008-4097

> Which is also possible to defeat, as described by Devin in the upstream
> bug report related to the original issue:
>
>   http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=32167
>   comment dated with "[18 Jul 9:43]"

Use CVE-2008-4098

- Steve

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