Debian DLA-409-1 : mysql-5.5 security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 88511

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Several issues have been found in the MySQL database server. These issues have been addressed by upgrading to the most recent upstream release of MySQL, 5.5.47. Please, look at the MySQL 5.5 Release Notes and Oracle's Critical Patch Update advisory for further details :

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-47.html http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2016-2367955.h tml

For Debian 6 'Squeeze', these issues have been fixed in mysql-5.5 version 5.5.47-0+deb6u1. We recommend you to upgrade your mysql-5.5 packages.

Learn more about the Debian Long Term Support (LTS) Project and how to apply these updates at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS/

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

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

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2016/02/msg00000.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze-lts/mysql-5.5

https://wiki.debian.org/LTS/

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88511

File Name: debian_DLA-409.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/02/02

Updated: 2018/11/19

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libmysqlclient18, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-client, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-client-5.5, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-common-5.5, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-server, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-server-5.5, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-server-core-5.5, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-source-5.5, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-testsuite-5.5, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/01

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