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[DSA540] DSA-540-1 mysql Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Jeroen van Wolffelaar discovered an insecure
temporary file vulnerability in the mysqlhotcopy script when using the
scp method which is part of the mysql-server package.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.23.49-8.7 of mysql.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.0.20-11 of mysql-dfsg.
We recommend that you upgrade your mysql-server package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-540
Threat Level: High
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