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Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:42:24 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: MySQL: MyISAM temporary file issue

On 11/09/14 01:36 PM, Ritwik Ghoshal wrote:
> On 9/11/2014 1:28 AM, Sven Kieske wrote:
>> On 10/09/14 18:00, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> The changes for MySQL 5.5.39[1] and 5.6.20[2] contain a reference to
>>> the following issue, which could be exploited by a local user to run
>>> arbitrary code in context of the mysqld server.
>> While I'm investigating this:
>> Does someone happen to know in which version this vuln got introduced?
> A complete list of all affected-supported MySQL releases will be
> published via Oracle's quarterly Critical Patch Update(CPU) advisory.
> More information about our CPU program is available at -
> Thanks,
> -Ritwik

So you're saying you won't tell anyone until the middle of October? So
we have to wait just under 3 months from the release of MySQL 5.5.39 to
find out exactly what versions are affected by security flaws fixed in it?

Are you serious?

Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud
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