Oracle MySQL Server (Jan 2022 CPU)

high Nessus Plugin ID 156908

Synopsis

The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities

Description

The versions of MySQL Server installed on the remote host are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the January 2022 CPU advisory.

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Compiling (cURL)). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.36 and prior and 8.0.27 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 access to critical data or complete access to all MySQL Server accessible data. (CVE-2021-22946)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.27 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. (CVE-2022-21351)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Security: Encryption).
Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.27 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. (CVE-2022-21358)

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

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the January 2022 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

See Also

https://www.oracle.com/a/tech/docs/cpujan2022cvrf.xml

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2022.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 156908

File Name: mysql_8_0_28.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: Databases

Published: 1/20/2022

Updated: 5/6/2022

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-21368

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-22946

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:mysql

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/18/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/18/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-22946, CVE-2022-21245, CVE-2022-21249, CVE-2022-21253, CVE-2022-21254, CVE-2022-21256, CVE-2022-21264, CVE-2022-21265, CVE-2022-21270, CVE-2022-21301, CVE-2022-21302, CVE-2022-21303, CVE-2022-21304, CVE-2022-21339, CVE-2022-21342, CVE-2022-21344, CVE-2022-21348, CVE-2022-21351, CVE-2022-21358, CVE-2022-21362, CVE-2022-21367, CVE-2022-21368, CVE-2022-21370, CVE-2022-21372, CVE-2022-21374, CVE-2022-21378, CVE-2022-21379