Ubuntu 13.04 : mysql-5.5 vulnerabilities (USN-1807-2)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

USN-1807-1 fixed vulnerabilities in MySQL. This update provides MySQL
5.5.31 for Ubuntu 13.04.

Multiple security issues were discovered in MySQL and this update
includes new upstream MySQL versions to fix these issues.

MySQL has been updated to 5.1.69 in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 11.10. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 12.10 have been
updated to MySQL 5.5.31.

In addition to security fixes, the updated packages contain
bug fixes, new features, and possibly incompatible changes.

Please see the following for more information:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.1/en/news-5-1-69.h
tml
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-31.h
tml
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2013
-1899555.html.

Solution :

Update the affected mysql-server-5.5 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false