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Category:   Application (Database)  >   MySQL Vendors:
MySQL BINLOG Filename Path Bug May Let Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019083
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-5968   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 12 2007
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.1.x prior to 5.1.23
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in MySQL. A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges.

A remote authenticated user can invoke the BINLOG statement with a specially crafted binlog filename to potentially gain elevated privileges.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (5.1.23).

The MySQL advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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