EnGarde: MySQL vulnerabilities
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EnGarde The updates provided in ESA-20021213-033 missed one critical fix for the COM_TABLE_DUMP vulnerability. This update properly fixes all of the issues addressed in the recent e-matters advisory.

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| EnGarde Secure Linux Security Advisory                January 27, 2003 |
|  http://www.engardelinux.org/                         ESA-20030127-001 |
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| Packages: MySQL, MySQL-client, MySQL-shared                            |
| Summary:  Several MySQL vulnerabilities.                               |
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  EnGarde Secure Linux is a secure distribution of Linux that features
  improved access control, host and network intrusion detection, Web
  based secure remote management, e-commerce, and integrated open source
  security tools.

OVERVIEW
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  The updates provided in ESA-20021213-033 missed one critical fix for
  the COM_TABLE_DUMP vulnerability.  This update properly fixes all of
  the issues addressed in the recent e-matters advisory:

     http://security.e-matters.de/advisories/042002.html

  The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
  assigned the name CAN-2002-1373 to this issue.

  All users are recommended to upgrade as soon as possible.

SOLUTION
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  Users of the EnGarde Professional edition can use the Guardian Digital
  Secure Network to update their systems automatically.

  EnGarde Community users should upgrade to the most recent version
  as outlined in this advisory.  Updates may be obtained from:

     ftp://ftp.engardelinux.org/pub/engarde/stable/updates/
     http://ftp.engardelinux.org/pub/engarde/stable/updates/

  Before upgrading the package, the machine must either:

    a) be booted into a "standard" kernel; or
    b) have LIDS disabled.

  To disable LIDS, execute the command:

    # /sbin/lidsadm -S -- -LIDS_GLOBAL

  To install the updated package, execute the command:

    # rpm -Uvh files

  You must now update the LIDS configuration by executing the command:

    # /usr/sbin/config_lids.pl

  To re-enable LIDS (if it was disabled), execute the command:

    # /sbin/lidsadm -S -- +LIDS_GLOBAL

  To verify the signatures of the updated packages, execute the command:

    # rpm -Kv files

UPDATED PACKAGES
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  These updated packages are for EnGarde Secure Linux Community
  Edition.

  Source Packages:

    SRPMS/MySQL-3.23.36-1.0.21.src.rpm
      MD5 Sum: f03fecd9086da6b0f86746dc8bd07c64

  Binary Packages:

    i386/MySQL-3.23.36-1.0.21.i386.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 36113d7995b6ebf09aabbb1970e9a203

    i386/MySQL-client-3.23.36-1.0.21.i386.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 4a765f412de0ae0f9f5abfb58812c4fe

    i386/MySQL-shared-3.23.36-1.0.21.i386.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 7b5b90da33569f3be8be9bb5d2134533

    i686/MySQL-3.23.36-1.0.21.i686.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 9746529dd241a4b5699bcfcd6aef3dad

    i686/MySQL-client-3.23.36-1.0.21.i686.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 5758344c20da729834da89070d783033

    i686/MySQL-shared-3.23.36-1.0.21.i686.rpm
      MD5 Sum: 6f31b91accd7f1c195cc5e00c733407c

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

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

  Security Contact:    security@guardiandigital.com
  EnGarde Advisories:  http://www.engardelinux.org/advisories.html

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$Id: ESA-20030127-001-mysql,v 1.1 2003/01/27 16:22:43 rwm Exp $
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Author: Ryan W. Maple <ryan@guardiandigital.com>
Copyright 2003, Guardian Digital, Inc.