Bug 203426 - CVE-2006-4226 mysql-server create database privilege escalation
Summary: CVE-2006-4226 mysql-server create database privilege escalation
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mysql
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Tom Lane
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Whiteboard: reported=20060817,source=gentoo,publi...
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Reported: 2006-08-21 20:36 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2013-07-03 03:10 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-04-03 18:58:10 UTC

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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2007:0152 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: mysql security update 2007-04-03 18:58:07 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2006-08-21 20:36:36 UTC
Mysql upstream found a bug in the way the mysql server handles database
permissions when the server is run on a case sensitive filesystem.

This could allow a user who has been granted certain rights to do unexpected
things, such as creating a new database.

The upstream bug has more information:

Comment 11 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-04-03 18:58:10 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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