Debian DSA-3922-1 : mysql-5.5 - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 102046
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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several issues have been discovered in the MySQL database server. The vulnerabilities are addressed by upgrading MySQL to the new upstream version 5.5.57, which includes additional changes, such as performance improvements, bug fixes, new features, and possibly incompatible changes. Please see the MySQL 5.5 Release Notes and Oracle's Critical Patch Update advisory for further details :

- https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5
-56.html
- https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5
-57.html

- http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuj ul2017-3236622.html

Solution

Upgrade the mysql-5.5 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 5.5.57-0+deb8u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=868788

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-56.html

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-57.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?88deb2ba

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/mysql-5.5

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3922

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102046

File Name: debian_DSA-3922.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/31/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-5.5, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 7/28/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3635, CVE-2017-3636, CVE-2017-3641, CVE-2017-3648, CVE-2017-3651, CVE-2017-3652, CVE-2017-3653

DSA: 3922