Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS : MySQL vulnerabilities (USN-5123-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 154414

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 21.04 / 21.10 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the USN-5123-1 advisory.

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: DML). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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-2021-2478, CVE-2021-2479, CVE-2021-35591)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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-2021-2481)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Replication). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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-2021-35546)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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-2021-35575, CVE-2021-35626, CVE-2021-35627, CVE-2021-35628, CVE-2021-35634, CVE-2021-35635, CVE-2021-35636, CVE-2021-35638, CVE-2021-35641, CVE-2021-35642, CVE-2021-35643, CVE-2021-35644, CVE-2021-35645, CVE-2021-35646, CVE-2021-35647)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via MySQL Protcol 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-2021-35577)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Cluster product of Oracle MySQL (component: Cluster: ndbcluster/plugin DDL).
Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Cluster. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of MySQL Cluster. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 4.3 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L). (CVE-2021-35584)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Error Handling). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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-2021-35596)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Client product of Oracle MySQL (component: C API). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Client. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Client. 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-2021-35597)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Options). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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 as well as unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of MySQL Server accessible data. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 5.0 (Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H). (CVE-2021-35602)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: InnoDB). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.35 and prior and 8.0.26 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-2021-35604)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: DML). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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-2021-35607)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Group Replication Plugin).
Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 and prior. Difficult to exploit 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 5.3 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H). (CVE-2021-35608)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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 as well as unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of MySQL Server accessible data. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 7.1 (Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H). (CVE-2021-35610)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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-2021-35612)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Cluster product of Oracle MySQL (component: Cluster: General). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 and prior. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Cluster. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of MySQL Cluster. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 3.7 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L). (CVE-2021-35613)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Security: Encryption).
Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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-2021-35622)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Security: Roles). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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-2021-35623)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Security: Privileges).
Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.35 and prior and 8.0.26 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 creation, deletion or modification access to critical data or all MySQL Server accessible data. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 4.9 (Integrity impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N). (CVE-2021-35624)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Security: Privileges).
Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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-2021-35625)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Options). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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 creation, deletion or modification access to critical data or all MySQL Server accessible data. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 4.9 (Integrity impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N). (CVE-2021-35630)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: GIS). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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-2021-35631)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Data Dictionary). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 and prior. Easily exploitable 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 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:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H). (CVE-2021-35632)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Logging). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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 partial denial of service (partial DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 2.7 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L). (CVE-2021-35633)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: PS). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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-2021-35637)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Stored Procedure). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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-2021-35639)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: DDL). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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 update, insert or delete access to some of MySQL Server accessible data. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 2.7 (Integrity impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N). (CVE-2021-35640)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: FTS). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 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-2021-35648)

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-5123-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 154414

File Name: ubuntu_USN-5123-1.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/26/2021

Updated: 11/1/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-35612

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-35610

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/25/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/19/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-2478, CVE-2021-2479, CVE-2021-2481, CVE-2021-35546, CVE-2021-35575, CVE-2021-35577, CVE-2021-35584, CVE-2021-35591, CVE-2021-35596, CVE-2021-35597, CVE-2021-35602, CVE-2021-35604, CVE-2021-35607, CVE-2021-35608, CVE-2021-35610, CVE-2021-35612, CVE-2021-35613, CVE-2021-35622, CVE-2021-35623, CVE-2021-35624, CVE-2021-35625, CVE-2021-35626, CVE-2021-35627, CVE-2021-35628, CVE-2021-35630, CVE-2021-35631, CVE-2021-35632, CVE-2021-35633, CVE-2021-35634, CVE-2021-35635, CVE-2021-35636, CVE-2021-35637, CVE-2021-35638, CVE-2021-35639, CVE-2021-35640, CVE-2021-35641, CVE-2021-35642, CVE-2021-35643, CVE-2021-35644, CVE-2021-35645, CVE-2021-35646, CVE-2021-35647, CVE-2021-35648

IAVA: 2021-A-0487-S

USN: 5123-1