Patches & Updates MySQL 4.024 Update



15 Mar 2005

H-Sphere versions:   All

This document explains how to update all MySQL packages to 4.024. MySQL update is performed on the control panel server as root and affects all H-Sphere boxes running MySQL.

This update fixes MySQL vulnerability to damaging actions performed by malicious, local users with escalated privileges.

References:

- http://secunia.com/advisories/14547/

Update Procedure

  1. Log into the control panel server as root:
    su -
  2. Download the archive:
    Linux:
    # wget http://www.psoft.net/shiv/HS/u-mysql4024.tgz
    FreeBSD:
    # fetch http://www.psoft.net/shiv/HS/u-mysql4024.tgz
  3. Untar the archive:
    # tar xfz u-mysql4024.tgz
  4. Enter the u-mysql4024 directory:
    # cd u-mysql4024
  5. Run the update script
    # sh update.sh


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