Debian: mysql Insecure temporary file vulnerability

    Date 20 Aug 2004
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
    Debian Security Advisory DSA 540-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    August 18th, 2004              
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    Package        : mysql
    Vulnerability  : insecure file creation
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2004-0457
    Jeroen van Wolffelaar <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> discovered an insecure
    temporary file vulnerability in the mysqlhotcopy script when using the
    scp method which is part of the mysql-server packge
    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.
    Upgrade Instructions
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    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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      PowerPC architecture:
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      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
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