Oracle MySQL 5.6.x < 5.6.28 Multiple Vulnerabilities (January 2016 CPU)

High Nessus Plugin ID 88383


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 5.6.28. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An unspecified flaw exists in the Client subcomponent.
A local attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-0546)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the Security:Encryption subcomponent. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to impact integrity. (CVE-2016-0606)

Additionally, unspecified denial of service vulnerabilities exist in the following MySQL subcomponents :

- DML (CVE-2016-0503, CVE-2016-0504, CVE-2016-0595, CVE-2016-0596, CVE-2016-0598)

- InnoDB (CVE-2016-0600, CVE-2016-0610)

- Optimizer (CVE-2016-0597, CVE-2016-0611)

- Options (CVE-2016-0505)

- Replication (CVE-2016-0607)

- Security:Privileges (CVE-2016-0609)

- UDF (CVE-2016-0608)


Apply the appropriate patch according to the January 2016 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88383

File Name: mysql_5_6_28_rpm.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Family: Databases

Published: 2016/01/26

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/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: 2016/01/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0503, CVE-2016-0504, CVE-2016-0505, CVE-2016-0546, CVE-2016-0595, CVE-2016-0596, CVE-2016-0597, CVE-2016-0598, CVE-2016-0600, CVE-2016-0606, CVE-2016-0607, CVE-2016-0608, CVE-2016-0609, CVE-2016-0610, CVE-2016-0611