Amazon Linux AMI : mysql55 (ALAS-2017-927)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL
(subcomponent: Client programs). Easily exploitable vulnerability
allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple
protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this
vulnerability can result in unauthorized access to critical data or
complete access to all MySQL Server accessible data.(CVE-2017-10379)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL
(subcomponent: Server: Optimizer). Easily exploitable vulnerability
allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple
protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this
vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or
frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL
Server.(CVE-2017-10378)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL
(subcomponent: Server: DDL). Easily exploitable vulnerability allows
low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to
compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can
result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently
repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server.(CVE-2017-10384)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL
(subcomponent: Server: Replication). Difficult to exploit
vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the
infrastructure where MySQL Server executes to compromise MySQL Server.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized
access to critical data or complete access to all MySQL Server
accessible data.(CVE-2017-10268)

See also :

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-927.html

Solution :

Run 'yum update mysql55' 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: 105051 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-10268
CVE-2017-10378
CVE-2017-10379
CVE-2017-10384

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