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Category:Gain a shell remotely
Title:MySQL Mysqlhotcopy Insecure Temp File Vulnerability
Summary:MySQL Mysqlhotcopy Insecure Temp File Vulnerability
The installed version of MySQL, according to the version
number, is vulnerable to an insecure tempfile creation
vulnerability. This allows a local attacker to execute
symbolic link file overwrite attack.

Versions up to 4.0.20 are known to be vulnerable.

Solution : Upgrade to version 4.0.21 or later.
Risk factor : Medium
Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 10969
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