Photon OS 3.0: Mysql PHSA-2021-3.0-0327

medium Nessus Plugin ID 155320
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Synopsis

The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

An update of the mysql package has been released.

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Connectors product of Oracle MySQL (component: Connector/J). 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 Connectors. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all MySQL Connectors accessible data and unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Connectors. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 5.9 (Confidentiality and Availability impacts).
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H). (CVE-2021-2471)

- 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: 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: 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)

Solution

Update the affected Linux packages.

See Also

https://github.com/vmware/photon/wiki/Security-Updates-3.0-327.md

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 155320

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2021-3_0-0327_mysql.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 11/12/2021

Updated: 11/15/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-2471

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.9

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:mysql, cpe:/o:vmware:photonos:3.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/PhotonOS/release, Host/PhotonOS/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/10/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/19/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-2471, CVE-2021-2478, CVE-2021-2479, CVE-2021-35546, CVE-2021-35591, CVE-2021-35596, CVE-2021-35597, CVE-2021-35610, CVE-2021-35612, CVE-2021-35621, CVE-2021-35622, CVE-2021-35624, CVE-2021-35626, CVE-2021-35627, CVE-2021-35628, CVE-2021-35630, CVE-2021-35631, CVE-2021-35632, CVE-2021-35634, CVE-2021-35635, CVE-2021-35636, CVE-2021-35637, CVE-2021-35638, 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