Amazon Linux AMI : mysql51 (ALAS-2014-298)

high Nessus Plugin ID 72946
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the MySQL database server. (CVE-2014-0386 , CVE-2014-0393 , CVE-2014-0401 , CVE-2014-0402 , CVE-2014-0412 , CVE-2014-0437 , CVE-2013-5908)

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the MySQL command line client tool (mysql) processed excessively long version strings. If a user connected to a malicious MySQL server via the mysql client, the server could use this flaw to crash the mysql client or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running the mysql client.
(CVE-2014-0001)

Solution

Run 'yum update mysql51' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-298.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72946

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-298.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/12/2014

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/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: 3/6/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0001, CVE-2013-5908, CVE-2014-0386, CVE-2014-0393, CVE-2014-0401, CVE-2014-0402, CVE-2014-0412, CVE-2014-0437

RHSA: 2014:0164

ALAS: 2014-298