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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5970

MySQL 5.1.x before 5.1.23 and 6.0.x before 6.0.4 allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges on arbitrary tables via unspecified vectors involving use of table-level DATA DIRECTORY and INDEX DIRECTORY options when creating a partitioned table with the same name as a table on which the user lacks privileges.
Publish Date : 2007-12-10 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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the mysql packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5, Red Hat Application Stack v1, and v2, as the versions shipped do not support table partitioning. The partitioning feature was introduced in development MySQL version 5.1.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5970

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Oracle Mysql 5.1.17 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Oracle Mysql 6.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Oracle Mysql 6.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Oracle Mysql 6.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Oracle Mysql 6.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Oracle Mysql 6.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Oracle Mysql 15

- References For CVE-2007-5970 CONFIRM
OSVDB 42607
VUPEN ADV-2008-0560
XF mysql-datadirectory-privilege-escalation(38988)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5970

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

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