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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2691

Original release date: 05/15/2007
Last revised: 11/05/2012


MySQL before 4.1.23, 5.0.x before 5.0.42, and 5.1.x before 5.1.18 does not require the DROP privilege for RENAME TABLE statements, which allows remote authenticated users to rename arbitrary tables.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service


The vendor has released a product update to address this issue: Upgrade to MySQL version 5.1.18: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/29/2007)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-2691 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 34766
External Source: BID
Name: 31681
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-18.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9559
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018069
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=27515
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:139
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2780
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1804
External Source: XF
Name: mysql-renametable-weak-security(34347)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070717 rPSA-2007-0143-1 mysql mysql-bench mysql-server
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0768
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1413
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:003
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0364
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
External Source: BID
Name: 24016
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0894
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-528-1
External Source: MLIST
Name: [announce] 20070712 MySQL Community Server 5.0.45 has been released!
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1536

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9559
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.0
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.0:alpha
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.1
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.10
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.10a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.11
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.12
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.12a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.13
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.13a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.14
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.14a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.15
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.15a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.16
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.17
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.18
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.19
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.2
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.2:alpha
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.20
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.21
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.0
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.0:alpha
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.1
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.10
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.10a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.11
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.12
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.13
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.14
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.15
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.15a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.16
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.16a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.17
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.17a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.18
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.19
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.1a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.2
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.20
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.20a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.21
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.22
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.24
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.27
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.3
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.3:beta
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.33
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.37
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.3a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.4
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.4a
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.5
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.6
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.7
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.8
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.9
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.1
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.10
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.11
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.2
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.3
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.4
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.5
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.6
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.7
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.8
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.9
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:4.1.22 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.0.41 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mysql:mysql:5.1.17 and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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