Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : jul2021_SRU11_3_36_26_0

medium Nessus Plugin ID 151922
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Synopsis

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU jul2021.

Description

This Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address a critical security update :

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Security: Encryption (OpenSSL)). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.33 and prior and 8.0.23 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated 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 7.5 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).
(CVE-2021-23841)

Solution

Install the jul2021 CPU from the Oracle support website.

See Also

https://support.oracle.com/epmos/faces/DocumentDisplay?id=2788472.1

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

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 151922

File Name: solaris_jul2021_SRU11_3_36_26_0.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 7/22/2021

Updated: 7/22/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release

Patch Publication Date: 7/1/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/16/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-23841