MySQL 5.5 < 5.5.23 Multiple Unspecified Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 59967
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The remote database server is affected by multiple unspecified vulnerabilities.


The version of MySQL 5.5 installed on the remote host is a version prior to 5.5.23. As such, it is affected by two unspecified vulnerabilities related to the 'Server Optimizer' component.


Upgrade to MySQL version 5.5.23 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 59967

File Name: mysql_5_5_23.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: remote

Family: Databases

Published: 7/13/2012

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: mysql_version.nasl, mysql_login.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mysql:mysql

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/12/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/12/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1689, CVE-2012-2750

BID: 54547, 63125