Debian DSA-2919-1 : mysql-5.5 - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 73855

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several issues have been discovered in the MySQL database server. The vulnerabilities are addressed by upgrading MySQL to the new upstream version 5.5.37. Please see the MySQL 5.5 Release Notes and Oracle's Critical Patch Update advisory for further details :

- http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5- 36.html
- http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5- 37.html

- http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr 2014-1972952.html

Solution

Upgrade the mysql-5.5 packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 5.5.37-0+wheezy1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=737596

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=744910

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-36.html

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-37.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?c3d46a7e

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/mysql-5.5

https://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2919

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73855

File Name: debian_DSA-2919.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/05/05

Updated: 2018/11/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-5.5, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0001, CVE-2014-0384, CVE-2014-2419, CVE-2014-2430, CVE-2014-2431, CVE-2014-2432, CVE-2014-2436, CVE-2014-2438, CVE-2014-2440

BID: 65298, 66835, 66846, 66850, 66858, 66875, 66880, 66890, 66896

DSA: 2919