Debian DLA-75-1 : mysql-5.1 security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 82220
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

CVE-2014-4274

Insecure handling of a temporary file that could lead to abritrary execution of code through the creation of a mysql configuration file pointing to an attacker-controlled plugin_dir.

CVE-2013-2162

Insecure creation of the debian.cnf credential file. Credentials could be stolen by a local user monitoring that file while the package gets installed.

CVE-2014-0001

Buffer overrun in the MySQL client when the server sends a version string that is too big for the allocated buffer.

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

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2014/10/msg00008.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze-lts/mysql-5.1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82220

File Name: debian_DLA-75.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/26/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libmysqlclient-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libmysqlclient16, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libmysqld-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libmysqld-pic, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-client, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-client-5.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-server, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-server-5.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-server-core-5.1, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/22/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2162, CVE-2014-0001, CVE-2014-4274

BID: 60424, 65298, 69732