Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : mysql-5.5, mysql-5.7 vulnerabilities (USN-3174-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Multiple security issues were discovered in MySQL and this update
includes new upstream MySQL versions to fix these issues.

MySQL has been updated to 5.5.54 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04
LTS. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10 have been updated to MySQL
5.7.17.

In addition to security fixes, the updated packages contain bug fixes,
new features, and possibly incompatible changes.

Please see the following for more information:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-54.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.7/en/news-5-7-17.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2017-2881727
.html.

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 mysql-server-5.5 and / or mysql-server-5.7
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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