Oracle MySQL Enterprise Server 5.0 < 5.0.60 MyISAM Table Privilege Check Bypass

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4499


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


The version of MySQL Enterprise Server 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.


Upgrade to version 5.0.60 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4499

Family: Database

Published: 2008/05/09

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 8914

Nessus ID: 32138

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mysql:mysql

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2079

BID: 29106