Scientific Linux Security Update : mysql on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the MySQL database
server. Information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle
Critical Patch Update Advisory pages. (CVE-2012-1688, CVE-2012-1690,
CVE-2012-1703, CVE-2012-2749, CVE-2012-0540, CVE-2012-1689,
CVE-2012-1734, CVE-2012-3163, CVE-2012-3158, CVE-2012-3177,
CVE-2012-3166, CVE-2012-3173, CVE-2012-3150, CVE-2012-3180,
CVE-2012-3167, CVE-2012-3197, CVE-2012-3160)

These updated packages upgrade MySQL to version 5.1.66. Refer to the
MySQL release notes for a full list of changes.

After installing this update, the MySQL server daemon (mysqld) will be
restarted automatically.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?66a78548

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)