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Bug 85898 - double-free vulnerability in mysqld < 3.23.55
Summary: double-free vulnerability in mysqld < 3.23.55
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mysql
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Patrick Macdonald
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-03-10 15:51 UTC by Patrick Macdonald
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:51 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-03-25 16:15:46 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:093 high SHIPPED_LIVE : Updated MySQL packages fix vulnerabilities 2003-04-29 04:00:00 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:094 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: mysql security update 2003-04-28 04:00:00 UTC

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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How reproducible:

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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. 

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