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Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2012 21:24:44 +0100
From: Yves-Alexis Perez <>
Cc: Kurt Seifried <>,
  king cope <>,,,,,
  Mitre CVE assign department <>,
  Steven Christey <>,,,
  Ritwik Ghoshal <>,
Subject: Re: [oss-security] Re: [Full-disclosure] MySQL (Linux) Stack based
 buffer overrun PoC Zeroday

On dim., 2012-12-02 at 21:17 +0100, king cope wrote:
> My opinion is that the FILE to admin privilege elevation should be patched.
> What is the reason to have FILE and ADMIN privileges seperated when
> with this exploit
> FILE privileges equate to ALL ADMIN privileges. 

Maybe because you might not want admins to have read/write access to the
filesystem anyway?


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