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mysql-server -- insecure temporary file creation


A Zataz advisory reports that MySQL contains a security flaw which could allow a malicious local user to inject arbitrary SQL commands during the initial database creation process.

The problem lies in the mysql_install_db script which creates temporary files based on the PID used by the script.



portaudit: mysql-server -- insecure temporary file creation

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