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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19128


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


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.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 19128

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ce109fd467f311d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2016/05/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mysql-scripts, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2005/01/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/01/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0004