CVE-2007-5969

Published: 10 December 2007

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.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
mysql-dfsg-5.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.0.45-4)