Amazon Linux AMI : mysql55 (ALAS-2017-887)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 102875
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Synopsis

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

Description

Server: Charsets unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Charsets). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.56 and earlier, 5.6.36 and earlier and 5.7.18 and earlier.
Difficult to exploit 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. (CVE-2017-3648)

Server: DML unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: DML). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.56 and earlier, 5.6.36 and earlier and 5.7.18 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. (CVE-2017-3641)

Client programs unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Client programs). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.56 and earlier and 5.6.36 and earlier. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where MySQL Server executes 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 as well as unauthorized read access to a subset of MySQL Server accessible data and unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of MySQL Server. (CVE-2017-3636)

C API unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017) :

Vulnerability in the MySQL Connectors component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Connector/C). Supported versions that are affected are 6.1.10 and earlier. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Connectors. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Connectors. Note: The documentation has also been updated for the correct way to use mysql_stmt_close(). Please see:
https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/mysql-stmt-execute.html, https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/mysql-stmt-fetch.html, https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/mysql-stmt-close.html, https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/mysql-stmt-error.html, https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/mysql-stmt-errno.html, and https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/mysql-stmt-sqlstate.html.(CVE- 2017-3635)

Client mysqldump unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017) :

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Client mysqldump). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.56 and earlier, 5.6.36 and earlier and 5.7.18 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. (CVE-2017-3651)

Server: DDL unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017) :

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: DDL). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.56 and earlier, 5.6.36 and earlier and 5.7.18 and earlier.
Difficult to exploit 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. (CVE-2017-3653)

Server: DDL unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017) :

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: DDL). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.56 and earlier, 5.6.36 and earlier and 5.7.18 and earlier.
Difficult to exploit 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 as well as unauthorized read access to a subset of MySQL Server accessible data. (CVE-2017-3652)

Solution

Run 'yum update mysql55' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-887.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102875

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-887.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/1/2017

Updated: 7/10/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

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: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: 8/31/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/8/2017

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2017-887