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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
sql/password.c in Oracle MySQL 5.1.x before 5.1.63, 5.5.x before
5.5.24, and 5.6.x before 5.6.6, and MariaDB 5.1.x before 5.1.62, 5.2.x
before 5.2.12, 5.3.x before 5.3.6, and 5.5.x before 5.5.23, when
running in certain environments with certain implementations of the
memcmp function, allows remote attackers to bypass authentication by
repeatedly authenticating with the same incorrect password, which
eventually causes a token comparison to succeed due to an
improperly-checked return value.
See also :
Run 'yum update mysql55' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69700 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2122
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