Amazon Linux AMI : mysql (ALAS-2012-44)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 69651

Synopsis

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

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 page, listed in the References section.
(CVE-2011-2262 , CVE-2012-0075 , CVE-2012-0087 , CVE-2012-0101 , CVE-2012-0102 , CVE-2012-0112 , CVE-2012-0113 , CVE-2012-0114 , CVE-2012-0115 , CVE-2012-0116 , CVE-2012-0118 , CVE-2012-0119 , CVE-2012-0120 , CVE-2012-0484 , CVE-2012-0485 , CVE-2012-0490 , CVE-2012-0492)

These updated packages upgrade MySQL to version 5.1.61. Refer to the MySQL release notes for a full list of changes :

Solution

Run 'yum update mysql' to update your system.

See Also

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-x.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2012-44.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69651

File Name: ala_ALAS-2012-44.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/09/04

Updated: 2018/11/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2262, CVE-2012-0075, CVE-2012-0087, CVE-2012-0101, CVE-2012-0112, CVE-2012-0113, CVE-2012-0114, CVE-2012-0115, CVE-2012-0116, CVE-2012-0118, CVE-2012-0119, CVE-2012-0120, CVE-2012-0484, CVE-2012-0485, CVE-2012-0490, CVE-2012-0492

ALAS: 2012-44

RHSA: 2012:0105