CentOS 8 : mariadb:10.3 (CESA-2020:5500)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 146017


The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2020:5500 advisory.

- mysql: InnoDB unspecified vulnerability (CPU Oct 2019) (CVE-2019-2938)

- mysql: Server: Optimizer unspecified vulnerability (CPU Oct 2019) (CVE-2019-2974)

- mariadb-connector-c: Improper validation of content in a OK packet received from server (CVE-2020-13249)

- mysql: Server: FTS unspecified vulnerability (CPU Oct 2020) (CVE-2020-14765, CVE-2020-14789)

- mysql: InnoDB unspecified vulnerability (CPU Oct 2020) (CVE-2020-14776)

- mysql: Server: Locking unspecified vulnerability (CPU Oct 2020) (CVE-2020-14812)

- mariadb: Insufficient SST method name check leading to code injection in mysql-wsrep (CVE-2020-15180)

- mysql: C API unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jan 2020) (CVE-2020-2574)

- mysql: C API unspecified vulnerability (CPU Apr 2020) (CVE-2020-2752)

- mysql: InnoDB unspecified vulnerability (CPU Apr 2020) (CVE-2020-2760, CVE-2020-2814)

- mysql: Server: DML unspecified vulnerability (CPU Apr 2020) (CVE-2020-2780)

- mysql: Server: Stored Procedure unspecified vulnerability (CPU Apr 2020) (CVE-2020-2812)

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


Update the affected packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 146017

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2020-5500.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/1/2021

Updated: 6/11/2021

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

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15180


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:galera, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mariadb, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mariadb-backup, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mariadb-common, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mariadb-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mariadb-embedded, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mariadb-embedded-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mariadb-errmsg, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mariadb-gssapi-server, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mariadb-oqgraph-engine, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mariadb-server, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mariadb-server-galera, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mariadb-server-utils, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mariadb-test

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/15/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/15/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-2938, CVE-2019-2974, CVE-2020-2574, CVE-2020-2752, CVE-2020-2760, CVE-2020-2780, CVE-2020-2812, CVE-2020-2814, CVE-2020-13249, CVE-2020-14765, CVE-2020-14776, CVE-2020-14789, CVE-2020-14812, CVE-2020-15180

RHSA: 2020:5500