Amazon Linux AMI : mysql51 (ALAS-2012-141)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

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, listed below.

- http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2012-366314.html#AppendixMSQL
(April 2012)

- http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2012-392727.html#AppendixMSQL
(July 2012)

- http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2012-1515893.html#AppendixMSQL
(October 2012)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?45db3859

Solution :

Run 'yum update mysql51' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69631 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1688