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Bug 85898

Summary: double-free vulnerability in mysqld < 3.23.55
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Patrick Macdonald <patrickm>
Component: mysqlAssignee: Patrick Macdonald <patrickm>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Version: 7.3Keywords: Security
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Hardware: i686   
OS: Linux   
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Description Patrick Macdonald 2003-03-10 15:51:43 UTC
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Description of problem:
The URL provides the following summary:

Double-free vulnerability in mysqld for MySQL before 3.23.55 allows attackers
with MySQL access to cause a denial of service (crash) via mysql_change_user.

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Comment 1 Patrick Macdonald 2003-03-10 15:53:25 UTC
Have a patch ready... building errata on 7.0/7.1/7.2/7.3/8.0/AS

Comment 2 Patrick Macdonald 2003-03-25 16:15:46 UTC
Held this patch back and waited for MySQL 3.23.56 (which also includes a fix for a
root exploit). This will be available via the errata system.