Fedora 16 : mysql-5.5.24-1.fc16 (2012-9324)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 59720
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to MySQL 5.5.24, for various fixes described at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-24.html including the fix for CVE-2012-2122

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected mysql package.

See Also

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-24.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=814605

http://www.nessus.org/u?80bb0803

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59720

File Name: fedora_2012-9324.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/27/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mysql, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/13/2012

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2122

BID: 53911

FEDORA: 2012-9324