Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 18.10 / 19.04 : MySQL vulnerabilities (USN-3957-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 124407

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VPR Score: 3.6

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, Ubuntu 18.10, and Ubuntu 19.04 have been updated to MySQL 5.7.26.

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

Please see the following for more information:
https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.7/en/news-5-7-26.html https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2019-507281 3.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/3957-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 124407

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3957-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/04/30

Updated: 2020/09/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:19.04

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/04/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/04/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-2566, CVE-2019-2581, CVE-2019-2592, CVE-2019-2614, CVE-2019-2627, CVE-2019-2628, CVE-2019-2632, CVE-2019-2683

USN: 3957-1