Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 20.10 / 21.04 : MySQL vulnerabilities (USN-4952-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 149446

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 20.10 / 21.04 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the USN-4952-1 advisory.

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Options). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.33 and prior and 8.0.23 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-2021-2146)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: DML). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.33 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-2021-2154)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Audit Plug-in). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.33 and prior and 8.0.23 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-2021-2162)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.23 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-2021-2164, CVE-2021-2170, CVE-2021-2193, CVE-2021-2203, CVE-2021-2212, CVE-2021-2230, CVE-2021-2278, CVE-2021-2299)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: DML). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.33 and prior and 8.0.23 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-2021-2166)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.33 and prior and 8.0.23 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-2021-2169)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Replication). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.33 and prior and 8.0.23 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. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 4.4 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H). (CVE-2021-2171)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: DML). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.23 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-2021-2172)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Group Replication Plugin).
Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.33 and prior and 8.0.23 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-2021-2179)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: InnoDB). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.33 and prior and 8.0.23 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-2021-2180, CVE-2021-2194)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: DML). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.23 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-2021-2196, CVE-2021-2300, CVE-2021-2305)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Partition). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.23 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-2021-2201, CVE-2021-2208)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Stored Procedure). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.23 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-2021-2215, CVE-2021-2217, CVE-2021-2293)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Information Schema).
Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.33 and prior and 8.0.23 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 access to critical data or complete access to all MySQL Server accessible data. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 4.9 (Confidentiality impacts).
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N). (CVE-2021-2226)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Group Replication Plugin).
Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.23 and prior. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where MySQL Server executes to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 1.9 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L). (CVE-2021-2232)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.23 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-2021-2298)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Information Schema).
Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.23 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 read access to a subset of MySQL Server accessible data. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 2.7 (Confidentiality impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N). (CVE-2021-2301, CVE-2021-2308)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Stored Procedure). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.23 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 as well as unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of MySQL Server accessible data. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 5.5 (Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H). (CVE-2021-2304)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Packaging). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.33 and prior and 8.0.23 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with logon to the infrastructure where MySQL Server executes to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all MySQL Server accessible data as well as unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of MySQL Server accessible data. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 6.1 (Confidentiality and Integrity impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:N). (CVE-2021-2307)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4952-1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 149446

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4952-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/13/2021

Updated: 5/10/2022

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

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-2304

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:21.04, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmysqlclient-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmysqlclient20, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmysqlclient21, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmysqld-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-client, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-client-5.7, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-client-8.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-client-core-5.7, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-client-core-8.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-router, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-server, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-server-5.7, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-server-8.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-server-core-5.7, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-server-core-8.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-source-5.7, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-source-8.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-testsuite, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-testsuite-5.7, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-testsuite-8.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/12/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/20/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-2146, CVE-2021-2154, CVE-2021-2162, CVE-2021-2164, CVE-2021-2166, CVE-2021-2169, CVE-2021-2170, CVE-2021-2171, CVE-2021-2172, CVE-2021-2179, CVE-2021-2180, CVE-2021-2193, CVE-2021-2194, CVE-2021-2196, CVE-2021-2201, CVE-2021-2203, CVE-2021-2208, CVE-2021-2212, CVE-2021-2215, CVE-2021-2217, CVE-2021-2226, CVE-2021-2230, CVE-2021-2232, CVE-2021-2278, CVE-2021-2293, CVE-2021-2298, CVE-2021-2299, CVE-2021-2300, CVE-2021-2301, CVE-2021-2304, CVE-2021-2305, CVE-2021-2307, CVE-2021-2308

USN: 4952-1