Fedora 16 : mysql-5.5.28-2.fc16 (2012-19823)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 63328
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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Add patch for CVE-2012-5611

- Widen DH key length from 512 to 1024 bits to meet minimum requirements of FIPS 140-2

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected mysql package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63328

File Name: fedora_2012-19823.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/24/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mysql, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/6/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5611

BID: 56769

FEDORA: 2012-19823