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Category:   Application (Database)  >   MySQL Vendors:   MySQL.com
MySQL mi_delete_table() Symlink Flaw Lets Remote Authenticated Users Delete Data and Index Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024004
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024004
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-1626   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 20 2010
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 5.1.46
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in MySQL. A remote authenticated user can remove data and index files.

A remote authenticated user can issue a specially crafted DROP TABLE command on one MyISAM table to remove data and index files for a different MyISAM table.

This vulnerability was originally reported in 2008 in the following bug report:

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=40980

Ingo Struwing reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can remove data and index files.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (5.1.46).
Vendor URL:  www.mysql.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
May 26 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) MySQL mi_delete_table() Symlink Flaw Lets Remote Authenticated Users Delete Data and Index Files   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Sep 30 2013 (Oracle Issues Fix for Solaris) MySQL mi_delete_table() Symlink Flaw Lets Remote Authenticated Users Delete Data and Index Files
Oracle has issued a fix for Solaris 11.1.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Thu, 20 May 2010 01:28:11 +0000
Subject:  MySQL


http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=40980

CVE-2010-1626

> It was possible for DROP TABLE  of one MyISAM table to remove the
> data and index files of a different MyISAM table (CVE-2010-1626).

 
 


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