CVE-2008-2079

NameCVE-2008-2079
DescriptionMySQL 4.1.x before 4.1.24, 5.0.x before 5.0.60, 5.1.x before 5.1.24, and 6.0.x before 6.0.5 allows local users to bypass certain privilege checks by calling CREATE TABLE on a MyISAM table with modified (1) DATA DIRECTORY or (2) INDEX DIRECTORY arguments that are within the MySQL home data directory, which can point to tables that are created in the future.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1608-1, DTSA-150-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs480292

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mysql-dfsg-5.0source(unstable)5.0.51a-10low480292
mysql-dfsg-5.0sourceetch5.0.32-7etch6mediumDSA-1608-1
mysql-dfsg-5.0sourcelenny5.0.51a-9+lenny2mediumDTSA-150-1

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