Scientific Linux Security Update : mysql on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20121114)

high Nessus Plugin ID 62934

Synopsis

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

Description

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. (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 for a full list of changes.

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?b731225b

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62934

File Name: sl_20121114_mysql_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/16/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

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

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-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: 11/14/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/3/2012

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