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CVE-2008-7247 Detail

Current Description

sql/sql_table.cc in MySQL 5.0.x through 5.0.88, 5.1.x through 5.1.41, and 6.0 before 6.0.9-alpha, when the data home directory contains a symlink to a different filesystem, allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions by calling CREATE TABLE with a (1) DATA DIRECTORY or (2) INDEX DIRECTORY argument referring to a subdirectory that requires following this symlink.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/21/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of mysql as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=39277 Exploit
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
http://lists.mysql.com/commits/59711 Exploit
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-05/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-11/msg00005.html
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125908040022018&w=2
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-897-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:044
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38043
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1397-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1107
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=543619

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') (CWE-59)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.0
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.0:alpha
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.0.0
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.1
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.1a
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.2
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.3
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.3:beta
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.3a
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.4
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.4a
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.5
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.5.0.21
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.6
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.7
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.8
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.10
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.10a
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.11
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.12
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.13
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.14
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.15
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.15a
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.16
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.16a
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.17
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.17a
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.18
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.19
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.20
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.20a
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.21
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.22
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.22.1.0.1
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.23
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.24
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.24a
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.25
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.26
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.27
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.30
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.30:sp1
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.32
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.33
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.36
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.37
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.38
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.41
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.42
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.44
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.45
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.50
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.51
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.51a
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.51b
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.52
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.54
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.56
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.60
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.66
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.75
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.77
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.81
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.82
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.1
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.5
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.5a
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.6
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.9
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.11
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.12
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.13
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.14
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.15
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.16
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.17
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.18
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.19
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.20
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.21
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.22
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.23
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.23_bk
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.23a
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.30
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.32-bzr
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:6.0.0
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:6.0.1
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 cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:6.0.2
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-7247
NVD Published Date:
11/30/2009
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018