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CVE-2006-4227 Detail

Current Description

MySQL before 5.0.25 and 5.1 before 5.1.12 evaluates arguments of suid routines in the security context of the routine's definer instead of the routine's caller, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges through a routine that has been made available using GRANT EXECUTE.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/18/2006      View Analysis Description

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/25/2008)

This issue did not affect the versions of MySQL as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4. Issue was addressed in MySQL packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via:

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Exploit External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source MLIST [commits] 20060620 bk commit into 5.0 tree (kroki:1.2168) BUG#18630 External Source SECTRACK 1016709 External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:023 Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0083 Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0364 Exploit External Source BID 19559 External Source UBUNTU USN-338-1 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3306 External Source XF mysql-grant-execute-privilege-escalation(28442) External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10105

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