RHEL 6 : mysql (RHSA-2012:1462)

High Nessus Plugin ID 62923

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated mysql packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

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 pages, listed in the References section. (CVE-2012-1688, CVE-2012-1690, CVE-2012-1703, CVE-2012-2749, CVE-2012-0540, CVE-2012-1689, CVE-2012-1734, CVE-2012-3163, CVE-2012-3158, CVE-2012-3177, CVE-2012-3166, CVE-2012-3173, CVE-2012-3150, CVE-2012-3180, CVE-2012-3167, CVE-2012-3197, CVE-2012-3160)

These updated packages upgrade MySQL to version 5.1.66. Refer to the MySQL release notes listed in the References section for a full list of changes.

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?d0bd5117

http://www.nessus.org/u?f5c32e24

http://www.nessus.org/u?687fd865

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-62.html

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-63.html

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-64.html

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-65.html

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-66.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012:1462

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-3177

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-0540

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1689

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1688

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1690

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1703

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1734

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-3160

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-3158

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-2749

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-3163

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-3173

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-3166

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-3167

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-3150

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-3197

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-3180

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62923

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2012-1462.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/11/15

Updated: 2019/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql-bench, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql-embedded, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql-embedded-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql-server, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql-test, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.3

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/05/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0540, CVE-2012-1688, CVE-2012-1689, CVE-2012-1690, CVE-2012-1703, CVE-2012-1734, CVE-2012-2749, CVE-2012-3150, CVE-2012-3158, CVE-2012-3160, CVE-2012-3163, CVE-2012-3166, CVE-2012-3167, CVE-2012-3173, CVE-2012-3177, CVE-2012-3180, CVE-2012-3197

BID: 53058, 53067, 53074, 54540, 54547, 54551, 55120, 55990, 56003, 56005, 56017, 56018, 56021, 56027, 56028, 56036, 56041

RHSA: 2012:1462