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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69635
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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: 9/4/2013

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:mysql51:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:mysql51-bench:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:mysql51-common:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:mysql51-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:mysql51-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:mysql51-embedded:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:mysql51-embedded-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:mysql51-libs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:mysql51-server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:mysql51-test:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/6/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5611

RHSA: 2012:1551

ALAS: 2012-145