Bug 203432 - CVE-2006-4227 mysql improper suid argument evaluation
CVE-2006-4227 mysql improper suid argument evaluation
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mysql (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tom Lane
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2006-08-21 16:57 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2013-07-02 23:10 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 5.0.27-1.fc5
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Last Closed: 2006-11-27 21:26:35 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2006-08-21 16:57:07 EDT
MySQL improperly evaluates the argument passed to suid in the context of the
routine's definer, not in the context of the caller.  This could possibly lead
to privilege escalation.

The upstream bug has more information:
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=18630

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