FreeBSD : mysql -- mysqlhotcopy insecure temporary file creation (0c4d5973-f2ab-11d8-9837-000c41e2cdad)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

According to Christian Hammers :

[mysqlhotcopy created] temporary files in /tmp which had predictable
filenames and such could be used for a tempfile run attack.

Jeroen van Wolffelaar is credited with discovering the issue.

See also :

http://lists.mysql.com/internals/15185
http://www.nessus.org/u?616f5873

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: 37724 (freebsd_pkg_0c4d5973f2ab11d89837000c41e2cdad.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0457

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