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MySQL 4.1.x before 4.1.24 5.0.x before 5.0.60 5.1.x before 5.1.24 and 6.0.x before 6.0.5 allows local users to bypass certain privilege checks by calling CREATE TABLE on a MyISAM table with modified (1) DATA DIRECTORY or (2) INDEX DIRECTORY arguments that are within the MySQL home data directory which can point to tables that are created in the future.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10133

MySQL 4.1.x before 4.1.24 5.0.x before 5.0.60 5.1.x before 5.1.24 and 6.0.x before 6.0.5 allows local users to bypass certain privilege checks by calling CREATE TABLE on a MyISAM table with modified (1) DATA DIRECTORY or (2) INDEX DIRECTORY arguments that are within the MySQL home data directory which can point to tables that are created in the future.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-2079
Product(s):