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MySQL Privilege Escalation Vulnerability - Windows

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Databases

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is running MySQL and is prone to privilege escalation vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw exists due to table creation option allows the use of the MySQL data directory in DATA DIRECTORY and INDEX DIRECTORY options.

Affected Software

Affected Software

MySQL version before 5.0.67 on Windows

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to MySQL version 5.0.67.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)