ID CVE-2003-0150
Summary MySQL 3.23.55 and earlier creates world-writeable files and allows mysql users to gain root privileges by using the "SELECT * INFO OUTFILE" operator to overwrite a configuration file and cause mysql to run as root upon restart, as demonstrated by modifying my.cnf.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:oracle:mysql:3.23.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:oracle:mysql:3.23.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:oracle:mysql:3.23.53:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:oracle:mysql:3.23.53:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:oracle:mysql:3.23.53a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:oracle:mysql:3.23.53a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:oracle:mysql:3.23.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:oracle:mysql:3.23.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:oracle:mysql:3.23.54a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:oracle:mysql:3.23.54a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:oracle:mysql:3.23.55:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:oracle:mysql:3.23.55:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 9.0 (as of 07-10-2019 - 16:41)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW SINGLE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
oval via4
accepted 2010-09-20T04:00:25.618-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Jay Beale
    organization Bastille Linux
  • name Jay Beale
    organization Bastille Linux
  • name Thomas R. Jones
    organization Maitreya Security
  • name Jonathan Baker
    organization The MITRE Corporation
description MySQL 3.23.55 and earlier creates world-writeable files and allows mysql users to gain root privileges by using the "SELECT * INFO OUTFILE" operator to overwrite a configuration file and cause mysql to run as root upon restart, as demonstrated by modifying my.cnf.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:442
status accepted
submitted 2003-08-18T12:00:00.000-04:00
title MYSQL Privilege Escalation Vulnerability via INFO OUTFILE Select
version 37
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2003:093
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2003:094
refmap via4
bid 7052
bugtraq
  • 20030308 MySQL_user_can_be_changed_to_root?
  • 20030310 Re: MySQL user can be changed to root
  • 20030318 GLSA: mysql (200303-14)
  • 20030318 [OpenPKG-SA-2003.022] OpenPKG Security Advisory (mysql)
cert-vn VU#203897
conectiva CLA-2003:743
debian DSA-303
engarde ESA-20030324-012
mandrake MDKSA-2003:057
xf mysql-datadir-root-privileges(11510)
Last major update 07-10-2019 - 16:41
Published 24-03-2003 - 05:00
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