RHSA-2004:569 - Security Advisory
Security Advisory: Low
Updated mysql packages that fix various temporary file security issues,
as well as a number of bugs, are now available.
MySQL is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server.
This update fixes a number of small bugs, including some potential
security problems associated with careless handling of temporary files.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the names CAN-2004-0381, CAN-2004-0388, and CAN-2004-0457 to these
A number of additional security issues that affect mysql have been
corrected in the source package. These include CAN-2004-0835,
CAN-2004-0836, CAN-2004-0837, and CAN-2004-0957. Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 does not ship with the mysql-server package and is therefore not affected
by these issues.
This update also allows 32-bit and 64-bit libraries to be installed
concurrently on the same system.
All users of mysql should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve
Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied. Use Red Hat
Network to download and update your packages. To launch the Red Hat
Update Agent, use the following command:
For information on how to install packages manually, refer to the
following Web page for the System Administration or Customization
guide specific to your system:
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 3 x86_64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 3 ia64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 3 i386
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 3 x86_64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 3 ia64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 3 i386
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 3 x86_64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 3 i386
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems 3 s390x
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems 3 s390
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian 3 ppc
- BZ - 58732 - /etc/init.d/mysqld doesn't wait for server to start
- BZ - 102190 - specfile contains improper log details in %files
- BZ - 108779 - Always timeout error starting MySQL Daemon
- BZ - 112693 - mysqlhotcopy of local Fedora DB broken after upgrade from RH9
- BZ - 113960 - [PATCH] Bug fix + enhancement for mysql_setpermission
- BZ - 115165 - botched string concat ?
- BZ - 117017 - RHEL2.1: removing mysql-server does not remove the mysql user.
- BZ - 119442 - CAN-2004-0381 mysqlbug temporary file vulnerability
- BZ - 124352 - Cannot drop databases
- BZ - 128852 - database service should start earlier
- BZ - 129409 - linking with 'mysql --libs' doesent seem to work correctly.
- BZ - 130348 - CAN-2004-0457 mysqlhotcopy insecure temporary file vulnerability
- BZ - 133993 - Service mysqld restart
- BZ - 135387 - CAN-2004-0835 MySQL flaws (CAN-2004-0836, CAN-2004-0837, CAN-2004-0957)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian 3