Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS : mysql-5.5 vulnerabilities (USN-2291-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 76586
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Multiple security issues were discovered in MySQL and this update includes a new upstream MySQL version to fix these issues. MySQL has been updated to 5.5.38.

In addition to security fixes, the updated packages contain bug fixes, new features, and possibly incompatible changes.

Please see the following for more information:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-38.html http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2014-1972956.h tml.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected mysql-server-5.5 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2291-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76586

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2291-1.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/18/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-server-5.5, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/17/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/17/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2494, CVE-2014-4207, CVE-2014-4258, CVE-2014-4260

BID: 68564, 68573, 68579, 68593

USN: 2291-1