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MySQL 'DATA DIRECTORY' and 'INDEX DIRECTORY' MyISAM Table Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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MySQL 'DATA DIRECTORY' and 'INDEX DIRECTORY' MyISAM Table Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/10/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/22/2008
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

MySQL 4.1.x before 4.1.24, 5.0.x before 5.0.60, 5.1.x before 5.1.24, and 6.0.x before 6.0.5 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 within the MySQL home data directory, which can point to tables that are created in the future.

Solution(s)

  • mysql-upgrade-4_1_24
  • mysql-upgrade-5_0_60
  • mysql-upgrade-5_1_24
  • mysql-upgrade-6_0_5

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