MySQL Enterprise Monitor 4.0.11.x < / 8.0.18.x < 2020 CPU)

high Nessus Plugin ID 138039
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A web application running on the remote host is affected by a session fixation vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version, the MySQL Enterprise Monitor application running on the remote host is 4.0.11.x prior to or 8.0.18.x prior to It is, therefore, affected by a session fixation vulnerability. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this to steal the session of a valid user and perform actions in their name.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 138039

File Name: mysql_enterprise_monitor_8_0_20_1227.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 7/2/2020

Updated: 7/6/2020

Dependencies: mysql_enterprise_monitor_web_detect.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-17563


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:mysql_enterprise_monitor

Required KB Items: installed_sw/MySQL Enterprise Monitor, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/15/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/15/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-17563