Scientific Linux Security Update : mysql on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20120208)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 61239
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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: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql-bench, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql-embedded, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql-embedded-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql-server, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql-test, 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: 2/8/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/18/2012

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