CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2007-05-17
Bugzilla: 241688: CVE-2007-2691 mysql DROP privilege not enforced when renaming tables


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

MySQL before 4.1.23, 5.0.x before 5.0.42, and 5.1.x before 5.1.18 does not require the DROP privilege for RENAME TABLE statements, which allows remote authenticated users to rename arbitrary tables.

Find out more about CVE-2007-2691 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug:
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here:

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Application Stack v1 for Enterprise Linux AS (v.4) (mysql) RHSA-2007:0894 September 10, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (mysql) RHSA-2008:0768 July 24, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (mysql) RHSA-2008:0364 May 20, 2008

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