Amazon Linux AMI : mysql55 Authentication Vulnerability (ALAS-2012-93)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

814605: CVE-2012-2122 mysql: incorrect type case in check_scramble()
leading to authentication bypass (CVE-2012-2122)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a64fcbca

Solution :

Run 'yum update mysql55' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69700 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2122