MySQL Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801130


The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host is running a version of MySQL that is older than version 4.0.24. This version of MySQL is vulnerable to multiple remote attacks. Specifically
1) The MySQL is vulnerable to a flaw where the database temporary files are world-writeable and use a common name syntax. An attacker may be able to guess a file name and inject data into the temp file.
2) Authenticated users that have 'CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE' privileges will be able to corrupt MySQL files with the privileges of the MySQL process
3) Authenticated users with the 'INSERT' and 'DELETE' privileges may be able to escalate their database rights due to an input validation error in MySQL
4) Authenticated users that have 'INSERT' and 'DELETE' privileges may also abuse the 'CREATE FUNCTION' statement in order to gain access to restricted data structures.


Upgrade to version 4.0.24, 4.1.10a or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801130

Family: Database

Nessus ID: 17313

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.2

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0711, CVE-2005-0709, CVE-2005-0710

BID: 12781