CVE-2008-2079 Detail

Current Description

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.


View Analysis Description

Evaluator Description

Per http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29106 and http://secunia.com/advisories/32222, this vulnerability is remotely exploitable.

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  N/A
NVD score not yet provided.


NVD Analysts use publicly available information to associate vector strings and CVSS scores. We also display any CVSS information provided within the CVE List from the CNA.

Note: NVD Analysts have not published a CVSS score for this CVE at this time. NVD Analysts use publicly available information at the time of analysis to associate CVSS vector strings.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/02/2009)

This issue did not affect MySQL as supplied with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. This issue was addressed for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and Red Hat Application Stack v1, v2: https://rhn.redhat.com/cve/CVE-2008-2079.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=32167 Exploit  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/4.1/en/news-4-1-24.html Vendor Advisory 
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/releasenotes-es-5-0-60.html Vendor Advisory 
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-24.html Vendor Advisory 
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/6.0/en/news-6-0-5.html Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Sep/msg00004.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html Third Party Advisory 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216 Third Party Advisory 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3865 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1608 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:149 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:150 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0505.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0510.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0768.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1289.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29106 Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681 Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019995 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-671-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1472/references Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780 Third Party Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42267 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10133 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

CPEs loading, please wait.

Denotes Vulnerable Software
Are we missing a CPE here? Please let us know.

Change History

5 change records found show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2079
NVD Published Date:
05/05/2008
NVD Last Modified:
12/17/2019
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.