Ubuntu 4.10 : mysql-dfsg vulnerability (USN-63-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Javier Fern�ez-Sanguino Pe�oticed that the 'mysqlaccess' program
created temporary files in an insecure manner. This could allow a
symbolic link attack to create or overwrite arbitrary files with the
privileges of the user invoking the program.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20682 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0004