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    Debian: New mysql packages fix insecure temporary files

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    Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena from the Debian Security Audit Project discoverd a temporary file vulnerability in the mysqlaccess script of MySQL that could allow an unprivileged user to let root overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack and could also could unveil the contents of a temporary file which might contain sensitive information.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 647-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    January 19th, 2005                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mysql
    Vulnerability  : insecure temporary files
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0004
    
    Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena from the Debian Security Audit Project
    discoverd a temporary file vulnerability in the mysqlaccess script of
    MySQL that could allow an unprivileged user to let root overwrite
    arbitrary files via a symlink attack and could also could unveil the
    contents of a temporary file which might contain sensitive
    information.
    
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.23.49-8.9.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.0.23-3 of mysql-dfsg and in version 4.1.8a-6 of
    mysql-dfsg-4.1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your mysql packages.
    
    
    Upgrade Instructions
    - --------------------
    
    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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      Source archives:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql_3.23.49-8.9.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      875 943c6c647b130518c2a6c96bcb9c4031
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql_3.23.49-8.9.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    68320 7c46ef730e9c81c554b6d511481c02b7
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql_3.23.49.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum: 11861035 a2820d81997779a9fdf1f4b3c321564a
    
      Architecture independent components:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-common_3.23.49-8.9_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    17484 9c6cf59a839d3fc25a74f164358008e2
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-doc_3.23.49-8.5_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1962992 a4cacebaadf9d5988da0ed1a336b48e6
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.9_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   278304 345708861734203ea2b8539c08a522a5
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.9_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   779380 fa6bc20e561e5022eedc5dcd69715a27
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.9_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   164116 f71397420366e10b5baf839658611271
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.9_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  3635240 09c8c082c5bb1a5aec7fc55bebc0bcd6
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.9_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   238910 874cde30bec50e22aec0d66b163b5d60
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.9_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   635228 2cde5c1d7b306ad42b57a0cf26980546
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.9_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   124520 4a625fd5ba3b3f28cc13ebf65c2a1afb
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.9_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2806914 3d001b9b0c0cb886e145d0bd39af870f
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.9_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   235264 44202de31efe2267b50a0e24fb8ee3fd
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.9_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   577118 081914b6293637cedc177b4c10671796
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.9_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   123080 0d35e7a8bd5f5ae806c55a2a12aa6ac1
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.9_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2800998 e2af0992c6a9921dfc864e75c1495258
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.9_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   315628 29091ddf30d6c12f777f53cec06b740b
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.9_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   849066 aa2f4e5c92fc2779c3072c85d68ffb5f
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.9_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   174356 b4e35c1cbe4726f3abdeb5b159027c29
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.9_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  4000374 bc43f76d2bde3d546f4d0c3a5066a641
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.9_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   281234 342cd7fccbb64631bf655cb7952e90c1
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.9_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   744302 546d8e2ba4c48c8936be30396dbedab2
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.9_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   141156 0b4874c0a5e0961dc6027ed24bd2a6f9
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.9_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  3515058 335d0afef63d0abc18e20ad760bd70b1
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.9_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   228298 ace3b33157e09b2b78e23bd945cc56a5
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.9_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   558298 b8c4e5656cc5a4208875740ed1b17aa9
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.9_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   118952 ce85668f7070bcd748aad870c72aa150
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.9_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2647058 02d740546dc1690a604225d5e37cc99b
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.9_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   251516 9f7505c8797f0f36272449ea8b416ce6
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.9_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   689502 3bd49b0204f94da6a254dee9f0dfd778
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.9_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   134466 4dd241930eaec445b5ef90aa68f7d4ab
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.9_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2848984 c5b09b6786844a747c8b8cef395dfac4
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.9_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   251192 73d7c69f49a13e8e3592310c2bc675e0
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.9_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   689122 f13325c3394b0385c76d289d886f165f
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.9_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   134828 6d0e79f252d1cd3048ce3367aa200636
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.9_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2839732 499551d692fc5d80fd16c43e83e19201
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.9_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   248344 d2fbd5ac1b1ce08963b38c276297f8fb
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.9_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   653252 eefbee85063e49943d26b4e4f278343a
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.9_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   130004 33fb65f2e7d3e0b3681dc2ab8dc72762
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.9_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2823828 29fa73043be8ec6caa52c65719fd9fc0
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.9_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   250630 e37efa3ab7dc647355c3525940f1e580
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.9_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   607800 31a8eb384c66765e82f8330e20e9abb8
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.9_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   126984 cc938da5903e7d7f22da55c88bdaa552
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.9_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2691598 e944a61e4f832a410ef48a6ef1fafa36
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10_3.23.49-8.9_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   241812 f2996905943eaa9e4a04c842623cb4ce
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/libmysqlclient10-dev_3.23.49-8.9_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   616256 251bda8bfc97c7d216faa1e0e174d4b6
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-client_3.23.49-8.9_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   130942 372c0534b98507f3ecdcb3944c2f8a92
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mysql/mysql-server_3.23.49-8.9_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2940408 38cd0279c75c8968a50b2742e810f484
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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