Oracle MySQL Connectors (Jul 2021 CPU)

high Nessus Plugin ID 151906
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Synopsis

The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities

Description

The 8.0.23 and prior versions of MySQL Connectors installed on the remote host are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the July 2020 CPU advisory. A vulnerability in the MySQL Connectors product of Oracle MySQL (components:
Connector/C++ (OpenSSL) and Connector/ODBC (OpenSSL)). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.23 and prior. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Connectors. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized creation, deletion or modification access to critical data or all MySQL Connectors accessible data as well as unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all MySQL Connectors accessible data.

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

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the July 2021 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

See Also

https://www.oracle.com/a/tech/docs/cpujul2021cvrf.xml

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujul2021.html#AppendixMSQL

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 151906

File Name: oracle_mysql_connectors_cpu_jul_2021.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 7/21/2021

Updated: 7/26/2021

Dependencies: mysql_connectors_version_nix.nbin, mysql_connectors_version_win.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3450

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.4

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:mysql_connectors

Required KB Items: installed_sw/MySQL Connector

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/20/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/20/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3450