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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4227

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.
Publish Date : 2006-08-18 Last Update Date : 2011-09-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 20

- Vendor Statements

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: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0364.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2006-06-20
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-4227 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20064227 unix
ELSA-2008:0364: mysql security and bug fix update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22310 unix
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 ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10105 unix
RHSA-2008:0364: mysql security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080364 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-4227

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.22.1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mysql Mysql 16

- References For CVE-2006-4227

http://lists.mysql.com/commits/7918
MLIST [commits] 20060620 bk commit into 5.0 tree (kroki:1.2168) BUG#18630
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=18630 CONFIRM
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/news-5-0-25.html CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/21506
SECUNIA 21506
http://secunia.com/advisories/21770
SECUNIA 21770
http://secunia.com/advisories/22080
SECUNIA 22080
http://secunia.com/advisories/30351
SECUNIA 30351
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016709
SECTRACK 1016709
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_23_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:023
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0083.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0083
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0364.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0364
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19559
BID 19559 MySQL Privilege Elevation and Security Bypass Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-05-21
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3306
VUPEN ADV-2006-3306
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-338-1
UBUNTU USN-338-1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/28442
XF mysql-grant-execute-privilege-escalation(28442)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4227

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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