USN-274-2: MySQL vulnerability
15 May 2006
USN-274-1 fixed a logging bypass in the MySQL server. Unfortunately it
was determined that the original update was not sufficient to
completely fix the vulnerability, thus another update is necessary. We
apologize for the inconvenience.
For reference, these are the details of the original USN:
A logging bypass was discovered in the MySQL query parser. A local
attacker could exploit this by inserting NUL characters into query
strings (even into comments), which would cause the query to be
This only affects you if you enabled the 'log' parameter in the
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-274-1: mysql-server