Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2012 21:24:44 +0100 From: Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac@...ian.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>, king cope <isowarez.isowarez.isowarez@...glemail.com>, full-disclosure@...ts.grok.org.uk, bugtraq@...urityfocus.com, todd@...ketstormsecurity.org, submit@...sec.com, Mitre CVE assign department <cve-assign@...re.org>, Steven Christey <coley@...re.org>, security@...iadb.org, security@...ql.com, Ritwik Ghoshal <ritwik.ghoshal@...cle.com>, moderators@...db.org Subject: Re: Re: [Full-disclosure] MySQL (Linux) Stack based buffer overrun PoC Zeroday On dim., 2012-12-02 at 21:17 +0100, king cope wrote: > My opinion is that the FILE to admin privilege elevation should be patched. > What is the reason to have FILE and ADMIN privileges seperated when > with this exploit > FILE privileges equate to ALL ADMIN privileges. Maybe because you might not want admins to have read/write access to the filesystem anyway? Regards, -- Yves-Alexis Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (491 bytes)
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