Directory traversal vulnerability in MySQL 5.0 through 5.0.91 and 5.1 before 5.1.47 allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended table grants to read field definitions of arbitrary tables, and on 5.1 to read or delete content of arbitrary tables, via a .. (dot dot) in a table name.
Publish Date : 2010-06-07 Last Update Date : 2011-01-19
(There is considerable informational disclosure.)
(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.)
(There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
(Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
(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).)
Directory traversalBypass a restriction or similar
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