MySQL 6.0 < 6.0.9 CREATE TABLE Security Bypass

medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801145
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The remote host is vulnerable to security bypass attack.


The version of MySQL 6.0 installed on the remote host is earlier than 6.0.9, and thus potentially affected by a security bypass vulnerability. The application allwos an attacker to bypass certain checks when creating a table with ceratin 'DATA DIRECTORY' and 'INDEX DIRECTORY' options that are within the MySQL home data directory.


Upgrade to MySQL Community Server version 6.0.9 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801145

Family: Database

Published: 2/3/2010

Updated: 2/3/2010

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 1/2/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/2/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-7247

BID: 38043