Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : MySQL vulnerabilities (USN-5400-2)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 160507

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-5400-2 advisory.

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: InnoDB). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.37 and prior and 8.0.28 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-2022-21417)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: FTS). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.37 and prior and 8.0.28 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-2022-21427)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: DDL). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.37 and prior and 8.0.28 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. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 4.4 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H). (CVE-2022-21444)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: InnoDB). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.37 and prior and 8.0.28 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. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 4.4 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H). (CVE-2022-21451)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Group Replication Plugin).
Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.37 and prior and 8.0.28 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-2022-21454)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Logging). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.37 and prior and 8.0.28 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 access to critical data or complete access to all MySQL Server accessible data. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 4.4 (Confidentiality impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N). (CVE-2022-21460)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues 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-5400-2

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 160507

File Name: ubuntu_USN-5400-2.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/4/2022

Updated: 5/6/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-21460

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:lts, 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/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/4/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/19/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-21417, CVE-2022-21427, CVE-2022-21444, CVE-2022-21451, CVE-2022-21454, CVE-2022-21460

USN: 5400-2

IAVA: 2022-A-0168