Oracle Linux 5 : mysql55-mysql (ELSA-2014-1859)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79369

Synopsis

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

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2014:1859 :

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

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important 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-2014-2494, CVE-2014-4207, CVE-2014-4243, CVE-2014-4258, CVE-2014-4260, CVE-2014-4287, CVE-2014-4274, CVE-2014-6463, CVE-2014-6464, CVE-2014-6469, CVE-2014-6484, CVE-2014-6505, CVE-2014-6507, CVE-2014-6520, CVE-2014-6530, CVE-2014-6551, CVE-2014-6555, CVE-2014-6559)

These updated packages upgrade MySQL to version 5.5.40. 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.

Solution

Update the affected mysql55-mysql packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-November/004647.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79369

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-1859.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/11/21

Updated: 2019/09/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/12/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5615, CVE-2014-2494, CVE-2014-4207, CVE-2014-4243, CVE-2014-4258, CVE-2014-4260, CVE-2014-4274, CVE-2014-4287, CVE-2014-6463, CVE-2014-6464, CVE-2014-6469, CVE-2014-6484, CVE-2014-6505, CVE-2014-6507, CVE-2014-6520, CVE-2014-6530, CVE-2014-6551, CVE-2014-6555, CVE-2014-6559

BID: 68564, 68573, 68579, 68593, 68611, 69732, 70446, 70451, 70455, 70462, 70486, 70487, 70510, 70511, 70516, 70517, 70530, 70532, 70550

RHSA: 2014:1859