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: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/11/16

Updated: 2020/02/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

Vector: CVSS2#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: 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