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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69651


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


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 :


Run 'yum update mysql' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69651

File Name: ala_ALAS-2012-44.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/4/2013

Updated: 11/19/2018

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: 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: 9/14/2014

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