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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 : 2019-12-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges

- 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:
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 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 5.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.20 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mysql Mysql * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mysql Mysql 5.0.24 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mysql Mysql 5.1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Oracle Mysql 5.0.0 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mysql Mysql 8
Oracle Mysql 4

- References For CVE-2006-4227
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:023
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0083
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0364
MLIST [commits] 20060620 bk commit into 5.0 tree (kroki:1.2168) BUG#18630
BID 19559 MySQL Privilege Elevation and Security Bypass Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-05-21 CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2006-3306
XF mysql-grant-execute-privilege-escalation(28442)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10105

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4227

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