Date: Fri, 7 May 2010 20:56:06 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: coley <coley@...re.org> Subject: Re: A mysql flaw. Please use CVE-2010-1621 for this. Thanks. -- JB ----- "Oden Eriksson" <oeriksson@...driva.com> wrote: > Hello. > > With the mysql-5.1.46 release they fixed a security issue mentioned > here: > > http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=51770 > > [...] > > 3375 Davi Arnaut 2010-03-09 > Bug#51770: UNINSTALL PLUGIN requires no privileges > > The problem was that UNINSTALL PLUGIN wasn't performing > privilege > checks before removing a plugin. Any user (including users > without > any kind of privileges) could uninstall any plugin. > > The solution is to verify if the user has the DELETE privilege > for > the mysql.plugin table before uninstalling a plugin. > > [...] > > A CVE should probably be assigned for this. > > > -- > Regards // Oden Eriksson > Security team manager - Mandriva > C∞O @ NUX™ AB
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