Scientific Linux Security Update : mysql on SL6.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61239

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

MySQL is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server. It consists of the MySQL server daemon (mysqld) and many client programs and libraries.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the MySQL database server. Information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory page, listed in the References section.
(CVE-2011-2262, CVE-2012-0075, CVE-2012-0087, CVE-2012-0101, CVE-2012-0102, CVE-2012-0112, CVE-2012-0113, CVE-2012-0114, CVE-2012-0115, CVE-2012-0116, CVE-2012-0118, CVE-2012-0119, CVE-2012-0120, CVE-2012-0484, CVE-2012-0485, CVE-2012-0490, CVE-2012-0492)

These updated packages upgrade MySQL to version 5.1.61. Refer to the MySQL release notes for a full list of changes :

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

All MySQL users should upgrade to these updated packages, which correct these issues. After installing this update, the MySQL server daemon (mysqld) will be restarted automatically.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-x.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?b2e09a75

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 61239

File Name: sl_20120208_mysql_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/07/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/01/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2262, CVE-2012-0075, CVE-2012-0087, CVE-2012-0101, CVE-2012-0102, CVE-2012-0112, CVE-2012-0113, CVE-2012-0114, CVE-2012-0115, CVE-2012-0116, CVE-2012-0118, CVE-2012-0119, CVE-2012-0120, CVE-2012-0484, CVE-2012-0485, CVE-2012-0490, CVE-2012-0492