Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : mysql-5.1, mysql-5.5, mysql-dfsg-5.1 vulnerability (USN-1658-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that MySQL incorrectly handled certain long
arguments. A remote authenticated attacker could use this issue to
possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected mysql-server-5.1 and / or mysql-server-5.5
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63219 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56769

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5611