Oracle MySQL 5.5.x < 5.5.44 Multiple Vulnerabilities (July 2015 CPU) (October 2015 CPU)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 85536
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VPR Score: 3.7


The remote host is missing one or more security updates.


The version of Oracle MySQL installed on the remote host is 5.5.x prior to 5.5.44. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Multiple denial of service vulnerabilities exist in the following subcomponents which can be exploited by an authenticated, remote attacker :
- DML (CVE-2015-2648)
- GIS (CVE-2015-2582)
- I_S (CVE-2015-4752)
- Optimizer (CVE-2015-2643)

- Multiple information disclosure vulnerabilities exist in the following subcomponents which can be exploited by an authenticated, remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information :
- Pluggable Auth (CVE-2015-4737)
- Security:Privileges (CVE-2015-2620)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the Security:Privileges subcomponent. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to impact integrity. (CVE-2015-4864)


Apply the appropriate patch according to the July 2015 and October 2015 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisories.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85536

File Name: mysql_5_5_44_rpm.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: Databases

Published: 8/19/2015

Updated: 6/3/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-2620

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:mysql, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mysql, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mysql, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mysql, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/14/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/14/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2582, CVE-2015-2620, CVE-2015-2643, CVE-2015-2648, CVE-2015-4737, CVE-2015-4752, CVE-2015-4864

BID: 75751, 75802, 75822, 75830, 75837, 75849, 77187