Debian DSA-4091-1 : mysql-5.5 - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 106176

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 5.5.59, which includes additional 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
-59.html
- http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuj an2018-3236628.html

Solution

Upgrade the mysql-5.5 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 5.5.59-0+deb8u1.

See Also

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-59.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?7ee54bd8

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/mysql-5.5

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4091

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106176

File Name: debian_DSA-4091.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/19

Updated: 2018/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/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: 2018/01/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-2562, CVE-2018-2622, CVE-2018-2640, CVE-2018-2665, CVE-2018-2668

DSA: 4091