Ubuntu 16.04 ESM : MySQL vulnerabilities (USN-5123-2)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 154415

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Ubuntu 16.04 LTS host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the USN-5123-2 advisory.

- 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: 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)

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-5123-2

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 154415

File Name: ubuntu_USN-5123-2.nasl

Version: 1.7

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: 4.2

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-2021-35604

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:esm, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmysqlclient-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmysqlclient20, 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-core-5.7, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-common, 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-core-5.7, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-source-5.7, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-testsuite, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-testsuite-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-2021-35604, CVE-2021-35624

IAVA: 2021-A-0487-S

USN: 5123-2