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MySQL DataDir Parameter Local Buffer Overflow

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MySQL DataDir Parameter Local Buffer Overflow

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/11/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/12/2005
Modified
08/22/2013

Description

Buffer overflow in MySQL daemon (mysqld) before 3.23.50, and 4.0 beta before 4.02, on the Win32 platform, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a long "datadir" parameter in the my.ini initialization file, whose permissions on Windows allow Full Control to the Everyone group.

Solution(s)

  • mysql-upgrade-4_0_3
  • mysql-upgrade-latest

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