9015 : MySQL mysqlhotcopy Insecure Temporary File Creation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2004-08-19

Description

mysqlhotcopy within MySQL contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to overwrite arbitrary files. The issue is triggered when mysqlhotcopy creates insecure temporary files. It is possible that the flaw may allow a malicious user to use specially crafted symlinks to arbitrarily ovewrite files resulting in a loss of confidentiality and/or integrity.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality, Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Public

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Debian has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

MySQL
MySQL
4.0.20
4.0.18
4.0.17
4.0.16
4.0.15x
4.0.14x
4.0.13
4.0.12
4.0.11x
4.0.10
4.0.1
4.0.0x
3.x

References

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Credit

  • Jeroen van Wolffelaar - jeroenwolffelaar.nl -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.6
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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