Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : mysql-5.5, mysql-5.6 vulnerabilities (USN-2953-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 90678

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

Multiple security issues were discovered in MySQL and this update includes new upstream MySQL versions to fix these issues.

MySQL has been updated to 5.5.49 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Ubuntu 15.10 has been updated to MySQL 5.6.30.

In addition to security fixes, the updated packages contain bug fixes, new features, and possibly incompatible changes.

Please see the following for more information:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-48.html http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-49.html http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.6/en/news-5-6-29.html http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.6/en/news-5-6-30.html http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2016v3-29857 53.html.

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

Solution

Update the affected mysql-server-5.5 and / or mysql-server-5.6 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2953-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 90678

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2953-1.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/04/22

Updated: 2019/09/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-server-5.5, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mysql-server-5.6, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/04/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/01/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0639, CVE-2016-0640, CVE-2016-0641, CVE-2016-0642, CVE-2016-0643, CVE-2016-0644, CVE-2016-0646, CVE-2016-0647, CVE-2016-0648, CVE-2016-0649, CVE-2016-0650, CVE-2016-0655, CVE-2016-0661, CVE-2016-0665, CVE-2016-0666, CVE-2016-0668, CVE-2016-2047

USN: 2953-1