CVE-2016-6664 (retired)

Priority
Description
mysqld_safe in Oracle MySQL through 5.5.51, 5.6.x through 5.6.32, and 5.7.x
through 5.7.14; MariaDB; Percona Server before 5.5.51-38.2, 5.6.x before
5.6.32-78-1, and 5.7.x before 5.7.14-8; and Percona XtraDB Cluster before
5.5.41-37.0, 5.6.x before 5.6.32-25.17, and 5.7.x before 5.7.14-26.17, when
using file-based logging, allows local users with access to the mysql
account to gain root privileges via a symlink attack on error logs and
possibly other files.
Notes
mdeslaurThis is a dupe of CVE-2016-5617
Package
Upstream:released (10.0.29)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (10.0.29-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Package
Upstream:released (5.5.52)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.6.33)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.7.15)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (5.7.15-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
More Information

Updated: 2019-10-09 07:57:05 UTC (commit 33aea848a182c0afcd0a3f927a01a7ecd9a061ee)