Amazon Linux AMI : mysql51 (ALAS-2012-92)

low Nessus Plugin ID 69699
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Synopsis

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

Description

A flaw was found in the way MySQL processed HANDLER READ NEXT statements after deleting a record. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to provide such requests, causing mysqld to crash.
This issue only caused a temporary denial of service, as mysqld was automatically restarted after the crash. (CVE-2012-2102)

Solution

Run 'yum update mysql51' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2012-92.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 69699

File Name: ala_ALAS-2012-92.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: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/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: 7/5/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2102

RHSA: 2012:0874

ALAS: 2012-92