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MySQL MERGE Table Privilege Revoke Bypass

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MySQL MERGE Table Privilege Revoke Bypass

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
08/01/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/01/2007
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

MySQL 4.1 before 4.1.21 and 5.0 before 5.0.24 allows a local user to access a table through a previously created MERGE table, even after the user's privileges are revoked for the original table, which might violate intended security policy.

Solution(s)

  • mysql-upgrade-4_1_21
  • mysql-upgrade-5_0_24

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