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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 : 2018-10-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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 CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:003
VUPEN ADV-2008-2780
VUPEN ADV-2007-4198
VUPEN ADV-2008-0560
VUPEN ADV-2008-1000
VUPEN ADV-2007-4142
SECTRACK 1019060
BID 26765 MySQL Server RENAME TABLE System Table Overwrite Vulnerability Release Date:2008-10-10
BID 31681 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-03-24
BUGTRAQ 20080117 rPSA-2008-0018-1 mysql mysql-bench mysql-server
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1157
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1155
SLACKWARE SSA:2007-348-01
GENTOO GLSA-200804-04
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
MLIST [Announcements] 20071206 MySQL 5.0.51 has been released,186931,186931 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5969

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