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mysql-scripts -- mysqlaccess insecure temporary file creation


The Debian Security Team reports:

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña from the Debian Security Audit Project discovered 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.



portaudit: mysql-scripts -- mysqlaccess insecure temporary file creation

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