Oracle Linux 6 : mysql (ELSA-2012-1462)

High Nessus Plugin ID 68658


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


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2012:1462 :

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.


Update the affected mysql packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 68658

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-1462.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2015/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mysql-bench, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mysql-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mysql-embedded, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mysql-embedded-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mysql-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mysql-server, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mysql-test, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/15

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

OSVDB: 81373, 81376, 81378, 83976, 83979, 83980, 84755, 86260, 86261, 86262, 86264, 86265, 86267, 86268, 86271, 86272, 86273

RHSA: 2012:1462