Amazon Linux AMI : mysql55 (ALAS-2014-428)

high Nessus Plugin ID 78558
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Synopsis

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

Description

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: SERVER:SSL:yaSSL). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.39 and earlier and 5.6.20 and earlier. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows successful unauthenticated network attacks via multiple protocols. Successful attack of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized takeover of MySQL Server possibly including arbitrary code execution within the MySQL Server. (CVE-2014-6491)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: C API SSL CERTIFICATE HANDLING). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.39 and earlier and 5.6.20 and earlier.
Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows successful unauthenticated network attacks via multiple protocols. Successful attack of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized read access to all MySQL Server accessible data. (CVE-2014-6559)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: SERVER:SSL:yaSSL). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.39 and earlier and 5.6.20 and earlier. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows successful unauthenticated network attacks via multiple protocols. Successful attack of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized takeover of MySQL Server possibly including arbitrary code execution within the MySQL Server. (CVE-2014-6500)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: CLIENT:SSL:yaSSL). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.39 and earlier and 5.6.20 and earlier. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows successful unauthenticated network attacks via multiple protocols. Successful attack of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. (CVE-2014-6494)

Solution

Run 'yum update mysql55' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-428.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78558

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-428.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/20/2014

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-bench, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-embedded, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-embedded-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-server, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql55-test, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/16/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6491, CVE-2014-6494, CVE-2014-6500, CVE-2014-6559

ALAS: 2014-428