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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5969

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.
Publish Date : 2007-12-10 Last Update Date : 2011-09-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.1
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-11-23 2007-11-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-5969 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20075969 unix
DSA-1451 mysql-dfsg-5.0 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7811 unix
DSA-1451-1 mysql-dfsg-5.0 several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17905 unix
ELSA-2007:1155: mysql security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21851 unix
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 Serve... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10509 unix
RHSA-2007:1155: mysql security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071155 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-2007-5969

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mysql Community Server 5.0.41 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mysql Community Server 5.0.44 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mysql Community Server 5.0.45 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mysql Community Server 5.0.50 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mysql Mysql Enterprise Server 5.0.50 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mysql Mysql Server 5.1.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mysql Mysql Server 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mysql Mysql Server 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mysql Mysql Server 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mysql Mysql Server 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mysql Community Server 4
Mysql Mysql Enterprise Server 1
Mysql Mysql Server 5

- References For CVE-2007-5969

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4198
VUPEN ADV-2007-4198
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
BID 31681 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-03-24
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00475.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-4471
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1999 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
VUPEN ADV-2008-2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1000/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1000
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0560/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0560
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/releasenotes-cs-5-0-51.html CONFIRM
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/releasenotes-es-5-0-52.html CONFIRM
http://forums.mysql.com/read.php?3,186931,186931 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
http://lists.mysql.com/announce/495
MLIST [Announcements] 20071206 MySQL 5.0.51 has been released
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:003
http://secunia.com/advisories/27981
SECUNIA 27981
http://secunia.com/advisories/28099
SECUNIA 28099
http://secunia.com/advisories/28063
SECUNIA 28063
http://secunia.com/advisories/28040
SECUNIA 28040
http://secunia.com/advisories/28025
SECUNIA 28025
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-04.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200804-04
http://secunia.com/advisories/32222
SECUNIA 32222
http://secunia.com/advisories/29706
SECUNIA 29706
http://secunia.com/advisories/28838
SECUNIA 28838
http://secunia.com/advisories/28559
SECUNIA 28559
http://secunia.com/advisories/28343
SECUNIA 28343
http://secunia.com/advisories/28128
SECUNIA 28128
http://secunia.com/advisories/28108
SECUNIA 28108
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.428959
SLACKWARE SSA:2007-348-01
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1451
DEBIAN DSA-1451
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:243
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:243
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1155.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1155
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1157.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1157
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/486477/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080117 rPSA-2008-0018-1 mysql mysql-bench mysql-server
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019060
SECTRACK 1019060
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26765
BID 26765 MySQL Server RENAME TABLE System Table Overwrite Vulnerability Release Date:2008-10-10
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4142
VUPEN ADV-2007-4142
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-559-1
UBUNTU USN-559-1
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/4.1/en/news-4-1-24.html CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00467.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-4465

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5969

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


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