CVE-2007-5969

high

Description

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.

References

http://bugs.mysql.com/32111

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/4.1/en/news-4-1-24.html

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/releasenotes-cs-5-0-51.html

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/releasenotes-es-5-0-52.html

http://forums.mysql.com/read.php?3,186931,186931

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html

http://lists.mysql.com/announce/495

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00003.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/27981

http://secunia.com/advisories/28025

http://secunia.com/advisories/28040

http://secunia.com/advisories/28063

http://secunia.com/advisories/28099

http://secunia.com/advisories/28108

http://secunia.com/advisories/28128

http://secunia.com/advisories/28343

http://secunia.com/advisories/28559

http://secunia.com/advisories/28838

http://secunia.com/advisories/29706

http://secunia.com/advisories/32222

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-04.xml

http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.428959

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1451

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:243

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1155.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1157.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/486477/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26765

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019060

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4142

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4198

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0560/references

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1000/references

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1999

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10509

https://usn.ubuntu.com/559-1/

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00467.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00475.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2007-12-10

Updated: 2018-10-15

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH