Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 19.10 : MySQL vulnerabilities (USN-4250-1)

low Nessus Plugin ID 133289

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 8.0.19 in Ubuntu 19.10. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS have been updated to MySQL 5.7.29.

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-5-7-29.html https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/8.0/en/news-8-0-19.html https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2020.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 and / or mysql-server-8.0 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4250-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 133289

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4250-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/28/2020

Updated: 9/17/2020

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

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-2572

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.7

Temporal Score: 2.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/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, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-server-8.0, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:19.10

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/27/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/15/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-2570, CVE-2020-2572, CVE-2020-2573, CVE-2020-2574, CVE-2020-2577, CVE-2020-2579, CVE-2020-2584, CVE-2020-2588, CVE-2020-2589, CVE-2020-2627, CVE-2020-2660, CVE-2020-2679, CVE-2020-2686, CVE-2020-2694

USN: 4250-1