Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : MySQL vulnerabilities (USN-3725-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 111510
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

Multiple security issues were discovered in MySQL and this update includes new upstream MySQL versions to fix these issues.

MySQL has been updated to 5.5.61 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS have been updated to MySQL 5.7.23.

In addition to security fixes, the updated packages contain bug fixes, new features, and possibly incompatible changes.

Please see the following for more information:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-61.html http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.7/en/news-5-7-23.html http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2018-4258247 .html.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected mysql-server-5.5 and / or mysql-server-5.7 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3725-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111510

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3725-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/2/2018

Updated: 9/17/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-server-5.5, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-server-5.7, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/30/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/18/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-2767, CVE-2018-3054, CVE-2018-3056, CVE-2018-3058, CVE-2018-3060, CVE-2018-3061, CVE-2018-3062, CVE-2018-3063, CVE-2018-3064, CVE-2018-3065, CVE-2018-3066, CVE-2018-3070, CVE-2018-3071, CVE-2018-3077, CVE-2018-3081

USN: 3725-1