FreeBSD : mysql-scripts -- mysqlaccess insecure temporary file creation (ce109fd4-67f3-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19128
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.