CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2010-05-13
Bugzilla: 592079: CVE-2010-1848 mysql: multiple insufficient table name checks


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Directory traversal vulnerability in MySQL 5.0 through 5.0.91 and 5.1 before 5.1.47 allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended table grants to read field definitions of arbitrary tables, and on 5.1 to read or delete content of arbitrary tables, via a .. (dot dot) in a table name.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1848 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security
impact, a future update may address this flaw for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 mysql packages.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (mysql) RHSA-2010:0824 November 03, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (mysql) RHSA-2010:0442 May 26, 2010

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