Amazon Linux AMI : mysql51 (ALAS-2012-145)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 69635

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the user permission checking code in MySQL. An authenticated database user could use this flaw to crash the mysqld daemon or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the mysqld daemon.
(CVE-2012-5611)

Solution

Run 'yum update mysql51' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2012-145.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69635

File Name: ala_ALAS-2012-145.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/09/04

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql51, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql51-bench, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql51-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql51-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql51-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql51-embedded, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql51-embedded-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql51-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql51-server, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql51-test, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5611

ALAS: 2012-145

RHSA: 2012:1551