RHEL 4 / 5 : mysql (RHSA-2007:0875)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 25970
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated mysql packages that fix a security flaw are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

MySQL is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server. MySQL is a client/server implementation consisting of a server daemon (mysqld) and many different client programs and libraries.

A flaw was discovered in MySQL's authentication protocol. It is possible for a remote unauthenticated attacker to send a specially crafted authentication request to the MySQL server causing it to crash. (CVE-2007-3780)

All users of the MySQL server are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch which fixes this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2007-3780

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007:0875

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25970

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2007-0875.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/3/2007

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql-bench, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql-server, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql-test, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/30/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/15/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3780

BID: 25017

RHSA: 2007:0875

CWE: 20