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FreeBSD: mysql -- MyISAM table privileges security bypass vulnerability for symlinked paths (Multiple CVEs)

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FreeBSD: mysql -- MyISAM table privileges security bypass vulnerability for symlinked paths (Multiple CVEs)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/18/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/08/2014
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

MySQL before 5.0.67 allows local users to bypass certain privilege checks by calling CREATE TABLE on a MyISAM table with modified (1) DATA DIRECTORY or (2) INDEX DIRECTORY arguments that are originally associated with pathnames without symlinks, and that can point to tables created at a future time at which a pathname is modified to contain a symlink to a subdirectory of the MySQL home data directory. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-4097.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-mysql-server

References

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-mysql-server

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