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OS X update for MySQL (CVE-2008-7247)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
6 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) November 29, 2009 December 15, 2011 August 20, 2012

Description

sql/sql_table.cc in MySQL 5.0.x through 5.0.88, 5.1.x through 5.1.41, and 6.0 before 6.0.9-alpha, when the data home directory contains a symlink to a different filesystem, allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions by calling CREATE TABLE with a (1) DATA DIRECTORY or (2) INDEX DIRECTORY argument referring to a subdirectory that requires following this symlink.

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References

Solution

apple-osx-security-update-2010-002

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