Patch: MYSQL release from Mandrake Linux, Debian

Mandrake Linux and Debian have both released patches to address a flaw found in MySQL.

The flaw could allow an attacker to use the "SELECT * INTO OUTFILE" operator to overwrite a certain configuration file. This action could then be used to restart the MySQL daemon with root privileges.

The patch is available from:

Mandrake Linux:


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