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.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification
Official Statement from Red Hat (01/09/2008)
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.
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