Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS : libdbd-mysql-perl vulnerabilities (USN-3103-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that DBD::mysql incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause DBD::mysql
to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-9906)

Hanno Bock discovered that DBD::mysql incorrectly handled certain
memory operations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
DBD::mysql to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-8949)

Pali Rohar discovered that DBD::mysql incorrectly handled certain
user supplied data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
DBD::mysql to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1246).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libdbd-mysql-perl package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94069 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9906
CVE-2015-8949
CVE-2016-1246

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