Debian DSA-3459-1 : mysql-5.5 - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 88462

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several issues have been discovered in the MySQL database server. The vulnerabilities are addressed by upgrading MySQL to the new upstream version 5.5.47. Please see the MySQL 5.5 Release Notes and Oracle's Critical Patch Update advisory for further details :

- https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5
-47.html
- http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan 2016-2367955.html

Solution

Upgrade the mysql-5.5 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 5.5.47-0+deb7u1.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 5.5.47-0+deb8u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=811428

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-47.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?d13bbe45

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/mysql-5.5

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/mysql-5.5

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3459

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88462

File Name: debian_DSA-3459.nasl

Version: 2.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/29/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6

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: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-5.5, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/28/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0505, CVE-2016-0546, CVE-2016-0596, CVE-2016-0597, CVE-2016-0598, CVE-2016-0600, CVE-2016-0606, CVE-2016-0608, CVE-2016-0609, CVE-2016-0616

DSA: 3459