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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2004:034: MySQL

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the MySQL package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:034 (MySQL).


Shaun Colley discovered that two scripts distributed with MySQL, the
'mysqld_multi' and 'mysqlbug' scripts, did not create temporary files in a
secure fashion. A possible hacker could create symbolic links in /tmp that could permit
for overwriting of files with the rights of the user running the scripts.
The scripts have been patched in the updated packages to prevent this behaviour.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:034
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10142

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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