Ubuntu 20.04 LTS / 22.04 LTS / 23.10 : MySQL vulnerabilities (USN-6615-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 189776

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Ubuntu 20.04 LTS / 22.04 LTS / 23.10 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the USN-6615-1 advisory.

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.35 and prior and 8.2.0 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-2024-20961, CVE-2024-20973, CVE-2024-20977)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Security: Encryption).
Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.35 and prior and 8.2.0 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-2024-20963)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.35 and prior and 8.2.0 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. (CVE-2024-20965, CVE-2024-20971)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Replication). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.35 and prior and 8.2.0 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. (CVE-2024-20967)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: DDL). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.35 and prior and 8.2.0 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. (CVE-2024-20969)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: DDL). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.35 and prior and 8.2.0 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. (CVE-2024-20981)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: DML). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.34 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. (CVE-2024-20983)

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: UDF). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.35 and prior and 8.2.0 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-2024-20985)

- The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the Server: RAPID component in MySQL Server. A remote authenticated user can exploit this vulnerability to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack. (CVE-2024-20960)

- The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the Server: Optimizer component in MySQL Server. A remote authenticated user can exploit this vulnerability to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack. (CVE-2024-20962)

- The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the Server: Security: Privileges component in MySQL Server. A remote authenticated user can exploit this vulnerability to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack. (CVE-2024-20964)

- The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the Server: Optimizer component in MySQL Server. A remote privileged user can exploit this vulnerability to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack. (CVE-2024-20966, CVE-2024-20970, CVE-2024-20972, CVE-2024-20974, CVE-2024-20976, CVE-2024-20978, CVE-2024-20982)

- The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the Server : Security : Firewall component in MySQL Server. A remote privileged user can exploit this vulnerability to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack. (CVE-2024-20984)

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-6615-1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 189776

File Name: ubuntu_USN-6615-1.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/30/2024

Updated: 1/30/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-20969

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:20.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:22.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:23.10, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmysqlclient-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmysqlclient21, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-client, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-client-8.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-client-core-8.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-router, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-server, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-server-8.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-server-core-8.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-source-8.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-testsuite, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-testsuite-8.0

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/30/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/16/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-20960, CVE-2024-20961, CVE-2024-20962, CVE-2024-20963, CVE-2024-20964, CVE-2024-20965, CVE-2024-20966, CVE-2024-20967, CVE-2024-20969, CVE-2024-20970, CVE-2024-20971, CVE-2024-20972, CVE-2024-20973, CVE-2024-20974, CVE-2024-20976, CVE-2024-20977, CVE-2024-20978, CVE-2024-20981, CVE-2024-20982, CVE-2024-20983, CVE-2024-20984, CVE-2024-20985

USN: 6615-1