GLSA-201411-02 : MySQL, MariaDB: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 78880


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201411-02 (MySQL, MariaDB: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities have been discovered in MySQL.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause unspecified impact, possibly including remote execution of arbitrary code, Denial of Service, or disclosure of sensitive information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mysql-5.5.40' All MariaDB users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mariadb-5.5.40-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78880

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201411-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/06

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:mariadb, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:mysql, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6464, CVE-2014-6469, CVE-2014-6491, CVE-2014-6494, CVE-2014-6496, CVE-2014-6500, CVE-2014-6507, CVE-2014-6555, CVE-2014-6559

BID: 70444, 70446, 70451, 70469, 70478, 70487, 70497, 70530, 70550

GLSA: 201411-02