CVE-2008-2079

MEDIUM

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.

References

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=32167

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

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/releasenotes-es-5-0-60.html

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-24.html

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/6.0/en/news-6-0-5.html

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

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Sep/msg00004.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/30134

http://secunia.com/advisories/31066

http://secunia.com/advisories/31226

http://secunia.com/advisories/31687

http://secunia.com/advisories/32222

http://secunia.com/advisories/32769

http://secunia.com/advisories/36566

http://secunia.com/advisories/36701

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

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3865

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1608

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:149

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:150

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0505.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0510.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0768.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1289.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29106

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

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019995

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-671-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1472/references

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

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42267

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10133

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-05-05

Updated: 2018-10-31

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM