Bug 85898 - double-free vulnerability in mysqld < 3.23.55
double-free vulnerability in mysqld < 3.23.55
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mysql (Show other bugs)
7.3
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Patrick Macdonald
David Lawrence
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename....
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Reported: 2003-03-10 10:51 EST by Patrick Macdonald
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:51 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-25 11:15:46 EST
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Description Patrick Macdonald 2003-03-10 10:51:43 EST
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Description of problem:
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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:
Always

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Comment 1 Patrick Macdonald 2003-03-10 10:53:25 EST
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 11:15:46 EST
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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