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Category:   Application (Database)  >   MySQL Vendors:
MySQL ALTER TABLE Function Lets Remote Authenticated Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018071
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2693   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 16 2007
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 5.1.18
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in MySQL. A remote authenticated user can obtain potentially sensitive information.

A remote authenticated user without SELECT privileges can invoke an ALTER TABLE statement to obtain potentially sensitive information from partitioned tables.

Peter Gulutzan reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information from partitioned tables.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (5.1.18).

The MySQL advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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