Oracle MySQL 5.5.x < 5.5.45 Multiple Vulnerabilities (October 2015 CPU)

high Nessus Plugin ID 86657
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Synopsis

The remote host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The version of Oracle MySQL installed on the remote host is 5.5.x prior to 5.5.45. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An unspecified denial of service vulnerability exists in the InnoDB subcomponent which can be exploited by an authenticated, remote attacker. (CVE-2015-4816)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the Client Programs subcomponent. A local attacker can exploit this to gain elevated privileges. (CVE-2015-4819)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the DLM subcomponent.
An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to impact confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
(CVE-2015-4879)

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the October 2015 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?1de82df5

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-45.html

https://support.oracle.com/epmos/faces/DocumentDisplay?id=2048227.1

http://www.nessus.org/u?75a4a4fb

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86657

File Name: mysql_5_5_45_rpm.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: Databases

Published: 10/29/2015

Updated: 6/3/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-4879

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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: 10/20/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/20/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4816, CVE-2015-4819, CVE-2015-4879

BID: 77134, 77140, 77196