FreeBSD : mysql-scripts -- mysqlaccess insecure temporary file creation (ce109fd4-67f3-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

The Debian Security Team reports :

Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena from the Debian Security Audit
Project discovered a temporary file vulnerability in the mysqlaccess
script of MySQL that could allow 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.

See also :

http://lists.mysql.com/internals/20600
http://www.nessus.org/u?dca5154b

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19128 (freebsd_pkg_ce109fd467f311d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0004

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