Oracle MySQL 5.6.x < 5.6.24 Multiple Vulnerabilities (July 2015 CPU) (October 2015 CPU)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85538

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VPR Score: 3.6


The remote host is missing one or more security updates.


The version of Oracle MySQL installed on the remote host is 5.6.x prior to 5.6.24. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- 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)

- Multiple denial of service vulnerabilities exist in the following subcomponents which can be exploited by an authenticated, remote attacker :
- DML (CVE-2015-4905)
- InnoDB (CVE-2015-4866)
- Optimizer (CVE-2015-4757)


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: 85538

File Name: mysql_5_6_24_rpm.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: Databases

Published: 2015/08/19

Updated: 2020/06/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-4905

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/07/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2620, CVE-2015-4737, CVE-2015-4757, CVE-2015-4866, CVE-2015-4905

BID: 75759, 75802, 75837, 77132, 77143