CVE-2016-6663

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-09-12
CWE:
CWE-362
Bugzilla:
1378936: CVE-2016-5616 CVE-2016-6663 mysql: race condition while setting stats during MyISAM table repair (CPU Oct 2016)
A race condition was found in the way MySQL performed MyISAM engine table repair. A database user with shell access to the server running mysqld could use this flaw to change permissions of arbitrary files writable by the mysql system user.

Find out more about CVE-2016-6663 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.5
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (mysql) RHSA-2017:0184 2017-01-24
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-mariadb100-mariadb) RHSA-2016:2927 2016-12-08
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-mariadb101-mariadb) RHSA-2016:2928 2016-12-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (mariadb) RHSA-2016:2595 2016-11-03
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-mariadb101-mariadb) RHSA-2016:2928 2016-12-08
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (mariadb55-mariadb) RHSA-2016:2131 2016-10-31
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (mariadb55-mariadb) RHSA-2016:2131 2016-10-31
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (mysql55-mysql) RHSA-2016:2130 2016-10-31
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (mysql55-mysql) RHSA-2016:2130 2016-10-31
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-mysql56-mysql) RHSA-2016:2749 2016-11-15
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-mysql56-mysql) RHSA-2016:2749 2016-11-15
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-mariadb100-mariadb) RHSA-2016:2927 2016-12-08

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-mysql57-mysql Not affected
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9.0 mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8.0 (Liberty) mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12.0 mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 11.0 (Ocata) mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat Mobile Application Platform On-Premise 4 millicore Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 (Kilo) for RHEL 7 mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6.0 (Juno) for RHEL 7 mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 (Icehouse) mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 mysql Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 mysql55-mysql Will not fix

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