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[DSA647] DSA-647-1 mysql

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-647-1 mysql

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Peņa from the Debian Security Audit Project
discovered a temporary file vulnerability in the mysqlaccess script of
MySQL that could permit an unprivileged user to let root overwrite
arbitrary files via a symlink attack and could also could unveil the
contents of a temporary file which might contain sensitive
information.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.23.49-8.9.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.0.23-3 of mysql-dfsg and in version 4.1.8a-6 of
mysql-dfsg-4.1.
We recommend that you upgrade your mysql packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-647
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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