DescriptionMySQL 5.0.51a 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 associated with symlinks within pathnames for subdirectories of the MySQL home data directory, which are followed when tables are created in the future. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-2079.
Overall state of this security issue: Ignore
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SR:2008:025, published Fri, 14 Nov 2008 15:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SR:2009:001, published Mon, 12 Jan 2009 13:00:00 +0000