MySQL 6.0 < 6.0.9 CREATE TABLE Security Bypass

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801145


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: 2010/02/03

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

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: 2009/01/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/02/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-7247

BID: 38043