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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:036: 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-2005:036 (MySQL).

A temporary file vulnerability in the mysqlaccess script in MySQL was
discovered by Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena. This flaw could permit an
unprivileged user to let root overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
It could also be used to view the contents of a temporary file which could
contain sensitive information.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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