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RHSA-2004-569: mysql Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the mysql packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Updated mysql packages that fix various temporary file security issues,
as well as a number of bugs, are now available.

MySQL is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server.

This update fixes a number of small bugs, including some potential
security problems associated with careless handling of temporary files.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has
assigned the names CVE-2004-0381, CVE-2004-0388, and CVE-2004-0457 to these

A number of additional security issues that affect mysql have been
corrected in the source package. These include CVE-2004-0835,
CVE-2004-0836, CVE-2004-0837, and CVE-2004-0957. Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 does not ship with the mysql-server package and is therefore not affected
by these issues.

This update also allows 32-bit and 64-bit libraries to be installed
concurrently on the same system.

All users of mysql should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve
these issues.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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