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EnGarde The MySQL daemon contains a buffer overflow which may be exploited by any user who has ALTER TABLE permissions on the "mysql" database

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Guardian Digital Security Advisory                  September 18, 2003 |
|  http://www.guardiandigital.com                        ESA-20030918-025 |
|                                                                        |
| Packages: MySQL, MySQL-client, MySQL-shared                            |
| Summary:  buffer overflow.                                             |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

  EnGarde Secure Linux is an enterprise class Linux platform engineered
  to enable corporations to quickly and cost-effectively build a complete
  and secure Internet presence while preventing Internet threats.

OVERVIEW
--------
  The MySQL daemon contains a buffer overflow which may be exploited by
  any user who has ALTER TABLE permissions on the "mysql" database.  Once
  exploited, the attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code as the
  user under which the MySQL daemon is being run ("mysql" on a default
  EnGarde installation).

  The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
  assigned the name CAN-2003-0780 to this issue.

  Guardian Digital products affected by this issue include:

    EnGarde Secure Community v1.0.1
    EnGarde Secure Community 2
    EnGarde Secure Professional v1.1
    EnGarde Secure Professional v1.2
    EnGarde Secure Professional v1.5

  It is recommended that all users apply this update as soon as possible.

SOLUTION
--------
  Guardian Digital Secure Network subscribers may automatically update
  affected systems by accessing their account from within the Guardian
  Digital WebTool.

  To modify your GDSN account and contact preferences, please go to:

    https://www.guardiandigital.com/account/

  Below are MD5 sums for the updated EnGarde Secure Linux 1.0.1 packages:

  Source Packages:

    SRPMS/MySQL-3.23.56-1.0.24.src.rpm
      MD5 Sum: ae8b12008b91e313adebcd2b5b63572c

  Binary Packages:

    i386/MySQL-3.23.56-1.0.24.i386.rpm
      MD5 Sum: c80f06ee888f398ef7edbe2453139aac

    i386/MySQL-client-3.23.56-1.0.24.i386.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 3064a9469a62ff295e61a4a8c0be32a4

    i386/MySQL-shared-3.23.56-1.0.24.i386.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 8e86438fdae4840931a7abe7f60e6338

    i686/MySQL-3.23.56-1.0.24.i686.rpm
      MD5 Sum: bb1e710610dfe03a53968bd714bd1eef

    i686/MySQL-client-3.23.56-1.0.24.i686.rpm
      MD5 Sum: d18c0a7c8692ed506af0983db13b45aa

    i686/MySQL-shared-3.23.56-1.0.24.i686.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 19be36162c6d114756f82ebf973cc013

REFERENCES
----------
  Guardian Digital's public key:
     http://ftp.engardelinux.org/pub/engarde/ENGARDE-GPG-KEY

  MySQL's Official Web Site:
     http://www.mysql.com/

  Guardian Digital Advisories:
     http://infocenter.guardiandigital.com/advisories/

  Security Contact: security@guardiandigital.com

--------------------------------------------------------------------------
Author: Ryan W. Maple <ryan@guardiandigital.com>
Copyright 2003, Guardian Digital, Inc.

 
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