CentOS 5 : mysql55-mysql (CESA-2014:0536)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 74141


The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated mysql55-mysql packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

MySQL is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server. It consists of the MySQL server daemon (mysqld) and many client programs and libraries.

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

These updated packages upgrade MySQL to version 5.5.37. Refer to the MySQL Release Notes listed in the References section for a complete list of changes.

All MySQL users should upgrade to these updated packages, which correct these issues. After installing this update, the MySQL server daemon (mysqld) will be restarted automatically.


Update the affected mysql55-mysql packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74141

File Name: centos_RHSA-2014-0536.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/23/2014

Updated: 1/4/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-2436

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mysql55-mysql, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mysql55-mysql-bench, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mysql55-mysql-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mysql55-mysql-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mysql55-mysql-server, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mysql55-mysql-test, cpe:/o:centos:centos:5

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/22/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/16/2014

Reference Information

CVE: 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: 66835, 66846, 66850, 66858, 66875, 66880, 66890, 66896

RHSA: 2014:0536