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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:0184 :
An update for mysql is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
MySQL is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server. It consists
of the MySQL server daemon (mysqld) and many client programs and
Security Fix(es) :
* It was discovered that the MySQL logging functionality allowed
writing to MySQL configuration files. An administrative database user,
or a database user with FILE privileges, could possibly use this flaw
to run arbitrary commands with root privileges on the system running
the database server. (CVE-2016-6662)
* A race condition was found in the way MySQL performed MyISAM engine
table repair. A database user with shell access to the server running
mysqld could use this flaw to change permissions of arbitrary files
writable by the mysql system user. (CVE-2016-6663, CVE-2016-5616)
See also :
Update the affected mysql packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.5
Public Exploit Available : true