Scientific Linux Security Update : mysql55-mysql on SL5.x i386/x86_64 (20140522)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 74172


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


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)

After installing this update, the MySQL server daemon (mysqld) will be restarted automatically.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74172

File Name: sl_20140522_mysql55_mysql_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/25/2014

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql55-mysql, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql55-mysql-bench, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql55-mysql-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql55-mysql-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql55-mysql-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql55-mysql-server, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql55-mysql-test, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

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