Amazon Linux AMI : mysql55 (ALAS-2017-831)

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Synopsis

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

Description

Server: Security: Privileges unspecified vulnerability (CPU Apr 2017) :

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Security: Privileges). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.54 and earlier, 5.6.35 and earlier and 5.7.17 and earlier. Easily 'exploitable' vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 4.9 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).
(CVE-2017-3462)

Security: Privileges unspecified vulnerability (CPU Apr 2017)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Security: Privileges). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.54 and earlier, 5.6.35 and earlier and 5.7.17 and earlier. Easily 'exploitable' vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 4.9 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).
(CVE-2017-3463)

Server: Security: Privileges unspecified vulnerability (CPU Apr 2017)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Security: Privileges). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.54 and earlier, 5.6.35 and earlier and 5.7.17 and earlier. Easily 'exploitable' vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 4.9 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).
(CVE-2017-3461)

Server: DDL unspecified vulnerability (CPU Apr 2017) :

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: DDL). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.54 and earlier, 5.6.35 and earlier and 5.7.17 and earlier. Easily 'exploitable' vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of MySQL Server accessible data. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 4.3 (Integrity impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N). (CVE-2017-3464)

Unsafe chmod/chown use in init script (CPU Jan 2017)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Packaging). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.53 and earlier, 5.6.34 and earlier and 5.7.16 and earlier. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where MySQL Server executes to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all MySQL Server accessible data and unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS v3.0 Base Score 5.6 (Confidentiality and Availability impacts). (CVE-2017-3265)

Server: Optimizer unspecified vulnerability (CPU Apr 2017)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.54 and earlier, 5.6.35 and earlier and 5.7.17 and earlier. Easily 'exploitable' vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. While the vulnerability is in MySQL Server, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 7.7 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H). (CVE-2017-3309)

Server: DML unspecified vulnerability (CPU Apr 2017)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: DML). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.54 and earlier, 5.6.35 and earlier and 5.7.17 and earlier. Easily 'exploitable' vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server.
While the vulnerability is in MySQL Server, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 7.7 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H). (CVE-2017-3308)

Server: DML unspecified vulnerability (CPU Apr 2017)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: DML). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.54 and earlier, 5.6.35 and earlier and 5.7.17 and earlier. Easily 'exploitable' vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 4.9 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).
(CVE-2017-3456)

Server: Memcached unspecified vulnerability (CPU Apr 2017)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Memcached). Supported versions that are affected are 5.6.35 and earlier and 5.7.17 and earlier. Easily 'exploitable' vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 7.5 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).
(CVE-2017-3450)

Server: Optimizer unspecified vulnerability (CPU Apr 2017)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.54 and earlier, 5.6.35 and earlier and 5.7.17 and earlier. Easily 'exploitable' vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 6.5 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).
(CVE-2017-3453)

Solution

Run 'yum update mysql55' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-831.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100276

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-831.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/19/2017

Updated: 7/10/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql-config, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-bench, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-embedded, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-embedded-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-server, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-test, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 5/19/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/27/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3265, CVE-2017-3308, CVE-2017-3309, CVE-2017-3450, CVE-2017-3453, CVE-2017-3456, CVE-2017-3461, CVE-2017-3462, CVE-2017-3463, CVE-2017-3464

ALAS: 2017-831