MySQL mysql_change_db privilege escalation

mysql-changedb-privilege-escalation (34348) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

MySQL could allow an authenticated remote attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by a vulnerability in the mysql_change_db function. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the SQL SECURITY INVOKER to gain elevated privileges.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.2
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.1
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of MySQL (5.0.40 or 5.1.18 or later), available from the MySQL Web site. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • MySQL 5.1 Reference Manual: C.1.2. Changes in release 5.1.18 (08 May 2007).
  • MySQL Web site: MySQL AB :: The world's most popular open source database.
  • ASA-2007-382: MySQL security update (RHSA-2007-0894)
  • BID-24011: MySQL Security Invoker Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2692: The mysql_change_db function in MySQL 5.0.x before 5.0.40 and 5.1.x before 5.1.18 does not restore THD::db_access privileges when returning from SQL SECURITY INVOKER stored routines, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges.
  • DSA-1413: mysql -- multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDVSA-2008:028: Updated MySQL packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
  • OSVDB ID: 34765: MySQL mysql_change_db Function THD::db_access Privilege Escalation
  • RHSA-2007-0894: Important: mysql security update
  • RHSA-2008-0364: Low: mysql security and bug fix update
  • SA25301: MySQL Denial of Service Vulnerability and Multiple Security Issues
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018070: MySQL SQL SECURITY INVOKER Routines Let Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges
  • SUSE-SR:2008:003: SUSE Security Summary Report
  • USN-588-1: MySQL vulnerabilities
  • USN-588-2: MySQL regression

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 7.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 7.10
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.1
  • Debian Debian Linux 4.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.0 Alpha
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.0
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.0.0
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.10
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.10a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.11
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.12
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.13
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.14
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.15
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.15a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.16
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.16a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.17
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.17a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.18
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.19
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.1a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.2
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.20
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.20a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.21
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.22
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.22.1.0.1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.24
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.27
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.3 Beta
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.3
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.33
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.37
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.3a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.4
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.4a
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.5
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.6
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.7
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.8
  • MySQL MySQL 5.0.9
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.1
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.10
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.11
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.12
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.13
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.14
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.15
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.16
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.17
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.2
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.3
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.4
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.5
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.6
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.7
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.8
  • MySQL MySQL 5.1.9
  • RedHat Application Stack v1 for EL AS 4
  • RedHat Application Stack v1 for EL ES 4
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client

Reported:

May 08, 2007

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