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Date: Sat, 8 Jun 2013 15:00:51 +0400
Subject: Re: CVE request: Debian's package "mysql-server" leaks credential information

On 08-Jun-2013 12:44:45 +0200, vladz wrote:

 > The file "/etc/mysql/debian.cnf", which contains plain text
 > credentials for the "debian-sys-maint" mysql user, is created
 > in an insecure manner during the package installation phase.
 > This can lead a non-privileged local user to disclose its content
 > and use this special account to perform administration tasks.
 > Could you allocate CVE id for this issue?

That's not a security issue, but a misconfiguration (alas, very common
for Deb*an packages), so at least I doubt that deserves a CVE.

Alexey V. Vissarionov aka Gremlin from Kremlin <gremlin ПРИ gremlin ТЧК ru>
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