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FreeBSD: mysql -- privilege escalation and overwrite of the system table information (CVE-2007-5969)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) December 10, 2007 May 08, 2014 February 13, 2015


MySQL Community Server 5.0.x before 5.0.51, Enterprise Server 5.0.x before 5.0.52, Server 5.1.x before 5.1.23, and Server 6.0.x before 6.0.4, when a table relies on symlinks created through explicit DATA DIRECTORY and INDEX DIRECTORY options, allows remote authenticated users to overwrite system table information and gain privileges via a RENAME TABLE statement that changes the symlink to point to an existing file.

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