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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated mysql packages that fix a temporary file flaw and a number of
bugs are now available.
This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
MySQL is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server. MySQL is a
client/server implementation consisting of a server daemon (mysqld)
and many different client programs and libraries.
An insecure temporary file handling bug was found in the
mysql_install_db script. It is possible for a local user to create
specially crafted files in /tmp which could allow them to execute
arbitrary SQL commands during database installation. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the
name CVE-2005-1636 to this issue.
These packages update mysql to version 4.1.12, fixing a number of
problems. Also, support for SSL-encrypted connections to the database
server is now provided.
All users of mysql are advised to upgrade to these updated packages.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19993 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1636
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