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Vulnerability in Oracle MySQL through 5.5.52 5.6.x through 5.6.33 and 5.7.x through 5.7.15; MariaDB before 5.5.51 10.0.x before 10.0.27 and 10.1.x before 10.1.17 - CVE-2016-6662

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Oracle MySQL through 5.5.52 5.6.x through 5.6.33 and 5.7.x through 5.7.15; MariaDB before 5.5.51 10.0.x before 10.0.27 and 10.1.x before 10.1.17; and Percona Server before 5.5.51-38.1 5.6.x before 5.6.32-78.0 and 5.7.x before 5.7.14-7 allow local users to create arbitrary configurations and bypass certain protection mechanisms by setting general_log_file to a my.cnf configuration. NOTE: this can be leveraged to execute arbitrary code with root privileges by setting malloc_lib.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2016-6662
Product(s):
  • MySQL Server 5.6
  • MariaDB
  • MySQL Server 5.7
  • MySQL Server 5.5