MySQL 4.1 < 4.1.24 MyISAM Create Table Privilege Check Bypass

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote database server allows a local user to circumvent

Description :

The version of MySQL installed on the remote host reportedly allows a
local user to circumvent privileges through creation of MyISAM tables
using the 'DATA DIRECTORY' and 'INDEX DIRECTORY' options to overwrite
existing table files in the application's data directory.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to MySQL version 4.1.24 or later.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 32137 ()

Bugtraq ID: 29106

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2079

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