Amazon Linux AMI : mysql51 (ALAS-2012-92)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw was found in the way MySQL processed HANDLER READ NEXT
statements after deleting a record. A remote, authenticated attacker
could use this flaw to provide such requests, causing mysqld to crash.
This issue only caused a temporary denial of service, as mysqld was
automatically restarted after the crash. (CVE-2012-2102)

See also :

Solution :

Run 'yum update mysql51' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.5

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69699 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2102

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