MySQL Enterprise Server 5.0 < 5.0.60 MyISAM CREATE TABLE Privilege Check Bypass

Low Nessus Plugin ID 32138

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VPR Score: 6.3


The remote database server allows a local user to circumvent privileges.


The version of MySQL Enterprise Server 5.0 installed on the remote host is earlier than 5.0.60. Such versions reportedly allow 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.


Upgrade to MySQL Enterprise Server version 5.0.60 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 32138

File Name: mysql_es_5_0_60.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: remote

Family: Databases

Published: 2008/05/09

Updated: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 91823, 10719

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 6.3

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 2.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mysql:mysql

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2079

BID: 29106

Secunia: 30134

CWE: 264