Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 18.10 : MySQL vulnerabilities (USN-3867-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 121346

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 18.10 have been updated to MySQL 5.7.25.

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/5.7/en/news-5-7-25.html https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2019-507280 1.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-5.7 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3867-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 121346

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3867-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/24/2019

Updated: 9/17/2020

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-server-5.7, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/23/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/16/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-2420, CVE-2019-2434, CVE-2019-2455, CVE-2019-2481, CVE-2019-2482, CVE-2019-2486, CVE-2019-2503, CVE-2019-2507, CVE-2019-2510, CVE-2019-2528, CVE-2019-2529, CVE-2019-2531, CVE-2019-2532, CVE-2019-2534, CVE-2019-2537

USN: 3867-1