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MySQL 3.23.55 and earlier creates world-writeable files and allows mysql users to gain root privileges by using the "SELECT * INFO OUTFILE" operator to overwrite a configuration file and cause mysql to run as root upon restart, as demonstrated by modifying my.cnf.
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Date Entry Created
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Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20030318)
Votes (Legacy)
NOOP(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> DEBIAN:DSA-303

Proposed (Legacy)
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