CVE-2008-4097

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Description

MySQL 5.0.51a 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 associated with symlinks within pathnames for subdirectories of the MySQL home data directory, which are followed when tables are created in the future. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-2079.

References

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=480292#25

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00001.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/32759

http://secunia.com/advisories/32769

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:094

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/09/20

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/16/3

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

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45648

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-09-18

Updated: 2020-02-18

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:oracle:mysql:5.0.51a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (15 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
67998Oracle Linux 4 : mysql (ELSA-2010-0110)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
63890RHEL 5 : mysql (RHSA-2009:1289)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
17812MySQL < 5.0.88 / 5.1.42 / 5.5.0 / 6.0.14 MyISAM CREATE TABLE Privilege Check BypassNessusDatabases
medium
57446GLSA-201201-02 : MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
44647CentOS 4 : mysql (CESA-2010:0110)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
44635RHEL 4 : mysql (RHSA-2010:0110)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
43782CentOS 5 : mysql (CESA-2009:1289)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
41243SuSE9 Security Update : MySQL (YOU Patch Number 12256)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
40026openSUSE Security Update : libmysqlclient-devel (libmysqlclient-devel-210)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
37299Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : mysql-dfsg-5.0 vulnerabilities (USN-671-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
36943Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mysql (MDVSA-2009:094)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium
35279FreeBSD : mysql -- MyISAM table privileges security bypass vulnerability for symlinked paths (738f8f9e-d661-11dd-a765-0030843d3802)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
medium
35248openSUSE 10 Security Update : libmysqlclient-devel (libmysqlclient-devel-5619)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
34985openSUSE 10 Security Update : mysql (mysql-5613)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
34765SuSE 10 Security Update : MySQL (ZYPP Patch Number 5618)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium