MariaDB 10.5.0 < 10.5.5 A Vulnerability

medium Nessus Plugin ID 148831

Synopsis

The remote database server is affected by a vulnerability

Description

The version of MariaDB installed on the remote host is prior to 10.5.5. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the mdb-1055-rn advisory.

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: InnoDB). Supported versions that are affected are 5.6.50 and prior, 5.7.32 and prior and 8.0.22 and prior. Difficult to exploit 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. (CVE-2021-2022)

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

Solution

Upgrade to MariaDB version 10.5.5 or later.

See Also

https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mdb-1055-rn

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 148831

File Name: mariadb_10_5_5.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: Databases

Published: 4/20/2021

Updated: 4/21/2021

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-2022

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mariadb:mariadb

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/10/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/15/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-2022