MySQL Server 5.5 < 5.5.24 Multiple Unspecified Vulnerabilities

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801157

Synopsis

The remote database server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

The version of MySQL 5.5 installed on the remote host is earlier than 5.5.24 and is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Several errors exist related to 'GIS Extension', 'Server', 'InnoDB' and 'Server Optimizer' components that can allow denial of service attacks. (CVE-2012-0540, CVE-2012-1734, CVE-2012-1735, CVE-2012-1756, CVE-2012-1757)

- A security bypass vulnerability exists that occurs due to improper casting during user login sessions. (Bug #64884 / CVE-2012-2122)

- An error exists related to key length and sort order index that can lead to application crashes. (Bug #59387 / CVE-2012-2749)

Solution

Upgrade to MySQL Community Server 5.5.24 later.

See Also

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-24.html

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2012/q2/493

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801157

File Name: 801157.prm

Family: Database

Published: 2012/07/13

Nessus ID: 59449, 61393

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/06/11

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0540, CVE-2012-1734, CVE-2012-1735, CVE-2012-1756, CVE-2012-1757, CVE-2012-2122, CVE-2012-2749

BID: 53911, 54524, 54526, 54540, 54551, 54549, 55120