FreeBSD : mysql-server -- insecure temporary file creation (eeae6cce-d05c-11d9-9aed-000e0c2e438a)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A Zataz advisory reports that MySQL contains a security flaw which
could allow a malicious local user to inject arbitrary SQL commands
during the initial database creation process.

The problem lies in the mysql_install_db script which creates
temporary files based on the PID used by the script.

See also :

http://www.zataz.net/adviso/mysql-05172005.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?24fccde6

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19160 (freebsd_pkg_eeae6cced05c11d99aed000e0c2e438a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 13660

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1636

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