MySQL: A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges.

Description: A vulnerability was reported in MySQL. A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges. A remote authenticated user with SELECT/FILE permissions can exploit a flaw in the MySQL general query logging function to modify or create a ‘my.cnf’ file and cause arbitrary code to be executed with elevated privileges on the target system when […]

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MySQL v.5.7.13 released

Decription: MySQL Community Server 5.7.13, a new version of the popular Open Source Database Management System, has been released recently by Oracle company. MySQL 5.7.13 is recommended for use on production systems. Changes: increased maximum length of MySQL user names from 16 to 32 characters extended functionality of audit_log plugin The size of these mysql […]

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