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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2079

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.
Publish Date : 2008-05-05 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
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 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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Vendor Statements

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
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
4.9
AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N 2008-05-02 2008-03-13
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-2079 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20082079 unix
DSA-1608 mysql-dfsg-5.0 -- authorisation bypass oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7917 unix
DSA-1608-1 mysql-dfsg-5.0 - authorisation bypass oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18619 unix
ELSA-2009:1289: mysql security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22888 unix
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... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10133 unix
RHSA-2008:0768: mysql security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080768 unix
RHSA-2009:1289 -- mysql security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28888 unix
RHSA-2009:1289: mysql security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091289 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-2008-2079

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.1a Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.3a Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.4a Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.5.0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.10a Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.24a Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.37 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.41 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.42 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.44 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.45 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.50 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.51 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.52 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.54 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.56 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.5a Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.23a Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application Mysql Mysql 6.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 Application Mysql Mysql 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 Application Mysql Mysql 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 Application Mysql Mysql 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 Application Mysql Mysql 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mysql Mysql 82

- References For CVE-2008-2079

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42267
XF mysql-myisam-security-bypass(42267)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1472/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1472
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
VUPEN ADV-2008-2780
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-671-1
UBUNTU USN-671-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019995
SECTRACK 1019995
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29106
BID 29106 MySQL MyISAM Table Privileges Secuity Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2012-03-12
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
BID 31681 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-03-24
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1289.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1289
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0768.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0768
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0510.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0510
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0505.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0505
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1608
DEBIAN DSA-1608
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:149
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:149
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:150
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:150
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3865 CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:017
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Sep/msg00004.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-09-10-2
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/6.0/en/news-6-0-5.html CONFIRM
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-24.html CONFIRM
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/4.1/en/news-4-1-24.html CONFIRM
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/releasenotes-es-5-0-60.html CONFIRM
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=32167 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2079

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


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