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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0711

MySQL 4.0.23 and earlier, and 4.1.x up to 4.1.10, uses predictable file names when creating temporary tables, which allows local users with CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE privileges to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2005-03-11 2005-03-11
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-0711 unix
MySQL 4.0.23 and earlier, and 4.1.x up to 4.1.10, uses predictable file names when creating temporary tables, which allo... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9591 unix
RHSA-2005:334: mysql security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005334 unix
RHSA-2005:334: mysql security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050334 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-2005-0711

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mysql Mysql 3.23.49 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.5a Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.7 Gamma Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.8 Gamma Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.9 Gamma Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.11 Gamma Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mysql Mysql 4.0.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mysql Mysql Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.2 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.3 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mysql Mysql 4.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mysql Mysql 34

- References For CVE-2005-0711
TRUSTIX 2005-0009
BID 12781 MySQL AB MySQL Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-02
REDHAT RHSA-2005:348
REDHAT RHSA-2005:334
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:019
GENTOO GLSA-200503-19
APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-08-15
APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-08-17
VULNWATCH 20050310 Mysql insecure temporary file creation with CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE privilege escalation

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0711

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