Amazon Linux AMI : mysql57 (ALAS-2020-1439)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 141981

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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

The version of tested product installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ALAS-2020-1439 advisory.

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 5.6.48 and prior, 5.7.30 and prior and 8.0.20 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 6.5 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H). (CVE-2020-14539)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: DML). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.30 and prior and 8.0.20 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 4.9 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H). (CVE-2020-14540)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.30 and prior and 8.0.20 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 4.9 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H). (CVE-2020-14547)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Client product of Oracle MySQL (component: C API). Supported versions that are affected are 5.6.48 and prior, 5.7.30 and prior and 8.0.20 and prior. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Client.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Client. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 5.3 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H). (CVE-2020-14550)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Pluggable Auth). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.30 and prior and 8.0.20 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of MySQL Server accessible data. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 4.3 (Integrity impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N). (CVE-2020-14553)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Information Schema).
Supported versions that are affected are 5.6.48 and prior, 5.7.30 and prior and 8.0.20 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized read access to a subset of MySQL Server accessible data. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 4.3 (Confidentiality impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N). (CVE-2020-14559)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: UDF). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.30 and prior and 8.0.20 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 6.5 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H). (CVE-2020-14576)

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

Solution

Run 'yum update mysql57' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2020-1439.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14539

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14540

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14547

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14550

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14553

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14559

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14576

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 141981

File Name: ala_ALAS-2020-1439.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/10/28

Updated: 2020/10/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14559

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-embedded, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-embedded-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-errmsg, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-server, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-test, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/10/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/07/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-14539, CVE-2020-14540, CVE-2020-14547, CVE-2020-14550, CVE-2020-14553, CVE-2020-14559, CVE-2020-14576

ALAS: 2020-1439