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CVE-2007-5969 Detail

Current Description

MySQL Community Server 5.0.x before 5.0.51, Enterprise Server 5.0.x before 5.0.52, Server 5.1.x before 5.1.23, and Server 6.0.x before 6.0.4, when a table relies on symlinks created through explicit DATA DIRECTORY and INDEX DIRECTORY options, allows remote authenticated users to overwrite system table information and gain privileges via a RENAME TABLE statement that changes the symlink to point to an existing file.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Hyperlink Resource
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/4.1/en/news-4-1-24.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/releasenotes-cs-5-0-51.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/releasenotes-es-5-0-52.html
http://forums.mysql.com/read.php?3,186931,186931
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
http://lists.mysql.com/announce/495 Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00003.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-04.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.428959
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1451
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:243
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1155.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1157.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/486477/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26765
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019060
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4142 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4198 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0560/references Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1000/references Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780 Vendor Advisory
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1999
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10509
https://usn.ubuntu.com/559-1/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00467.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00475.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql_server:5.1.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql_server:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql_server:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql_server:6.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql_server:6.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mysql:community_server:5.0.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mysql:community_server:5.0.44:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mysql:community_server:5.0.45:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mysql:community_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
5.0.50

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql_enterprise_server:5.0.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5969
NVD Published Date:
12/10/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018