CVE-2004-0457

NameCVE-2004-0457
DescriptionThe mysqlhotcopy script in mysql 4.0.20 and earlier, when using the scp method from the mysql-server package, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-540
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mysqlsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
mysqlsourcewoody3.23.49-8.7mediumDSA-540
mysql-dfsgsource(unstable)4.0.20-11medium

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