Oracle MySQL Workbench < 8.0.27 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Oct 2021)

high Nessus Plugin ID 154655

Synopsis

An application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Oracle MySQL Workbench installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 8.0.27. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the advisory.

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Workbench product of Oracle MySQL (component: MySQL Workbench (OpenSSL)). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 and prior. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via MySQL Workbench to compromise MySQL Workbench. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all MySQL Workbench accessible data and unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Workbench. (CVE-2021-3712)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Workbench product of Oracle MySQL (component: MySQL Workbench (libxml2)). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via MySQL Workbench to compromise MySQL Workbench. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of MySQL Workbench. (CVE-2021-3518)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Workbench product of Oracle MySQL (component: MySQL Workbench (OpenSSL)). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.26 and prior. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via MySQL Workbench to compromise MySQL Workbench. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all MySQL Workbench accessible data and unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Workbench

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

Solution

Upgrade to Oracle MySQL Workbench version 8.0.27 or later.

See Also

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2021.html#AppendixMSQL

https://www.oracle.com/a/tech/docs/cpuoct2021cvrf.xml

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 154655

File Name: oracle_mysql_workbench_8_0_27.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/28/2021

Updated: 11/27/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3518

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mysql:mysql_workbench, cpe:/a:oracle:mysql_workbench

Required KB Items: installed_sw/MySQL Workbench

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/19/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/19/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-20227, CVE-2021-3518, CVE-2021-3712

IAVA: 2021-A-0487-S