Amazon Linux AMI : mysql55 (ALAS-2017-927)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 105051
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Synopsis

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

Description

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Client programs). 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 access to critical data or complete access to all MySQL Server accessible data.(CVE-2017-10379)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Optimizer). 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.(CVE-2017-10378)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: DDL). 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.(CVE-2017-10384)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Replication). Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where MySQL Server executes to compromise MySQL Server.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all MySQL Server accessible data.(CVE-2017-10268)

Solution

Run 'yum update mysql55' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-927.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105051

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-927.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/7/2017

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

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: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: 12/5/2017

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2017-927