MySQL Community Server < 5.1.23 / 6.0.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote database server is affected by several issues.

Description :

The version of MySQL Server installed on the remote host reportedly is
affected by the following issues :

- It is possible, by creating a partitioned table using
the DATA DIRECTORY and INDEX DIRECTORY options, to gain
privileges on other tables having the same name as the
partitioned table. (Bug #32091)

- Using RENAME TABLE against a table with explicit DATA
DIRECTORY and INDEX DIRECTORY options can be used to
overwrite system table information. (Bug #32111).

- ALTER VIEW retains the original DEFINER value, even
when altered by another user, which can allow that
user to gain the access rights of the view. (Bug

- When using a FEDERATED table, the local server can be
forced to crash if the remote server returns a result
with fewer columns than expected. (Bug #29801)

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to MySQL Community Server version 5.1.23 / 6.0.4 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 29345 ()

Bugtraq ID: 26765

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5969