MySQL 5.1 < 5.1.41 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 42900
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Synopsis

The remote database server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of MySQL 5.1 installed on the remote host is earlier than 5.1.41 and is, therefore, potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An incomplete fix was provided in 5.1.24 for CVE-2008-2079, a symlink-related privilege escalation issue. (Bug #39277)

- MySQL clients linked against OpenSSL are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks. (Bug #47320)

- The GeomFromWKB() function can be manipulated to cause a denial of service. (Bug #47780)

- Specially crafted SELECT statements containing sub- queries in the WHERE clause can cause the server to crash. (Bug #48291)

Solution

Upgrade to MySQL 5.1.41 or later.

See Also

https://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=39277

https://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=47320

https://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=47780

https://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=48291

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-41.html

https://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125908080222685&w=2

https://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125908040022018&w=2

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=32167

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42900

File Name: mysql_5_1_41.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: remote

Family: Databases

Published: 11/25/2009

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: mysql_version.nasl, mysql_login.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mysql:mysql

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/5/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/7/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2079, CVE-2008-7247, CVE-2009-4019, CVE-2009-4028, CVE-2009-4030

BID: 37075, 37076, 37297, 38043

Secunia: 37372

CWE: 20, 59, 264