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MDKSA-2005:036: MySQL Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the MySQL package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:036 (MySQL).

A temporary file vulnerability in the mysqlaccess script in MySQL was
discovered by Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena. This flaw could allow an
unprivileged user to let root overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
It could also be used to view the contents of a temporary file which could
contain sensitive information.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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