Debian DSA-4002-1 : mysql-5.5 - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103993

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 5.5.58, 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
-58.html
- http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuo ct2017-3236626.html

Solution

Upgrade the mysql-5.5 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 5.5.58-0+deb8u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=878402

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-58.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?21aeff63

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4002

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103993

File Name: debian_DSA-4002.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/20

Updated: 2018/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/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: 2017/10/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-10268, CVE-2017-10378, CVE-2017-10379, CVE-2017-10384

DSA: 4002