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[DSA783] DSA-783-1 mysql-dfsg-4.1 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Eric Romang discovered a temporary file vulnerability in a script
accompanied with MySQL, a popular database, that allows a possible hacker to
execute arbitrary SQL commands when the server is installed or
The old stable distribution (woody) as well as mysql-dfsg are not
affected by this problem.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.1.12 for mysql-dfsg-4.1 and 5.0.11beta-3 of mysql-dfsg-5.0.
We recommend that you upgrade your mysql packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-783
Threat Level: High
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