Debian DSA-3557-1 : mysql-5.5 - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 90724
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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 5.5.49. 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
-48.html
- https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5
-49.html

- http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr 2016-2881694.html

Solution

Upgrade the mysql-5.5 packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 5.5.49-0+deb8u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=821100

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-48.html

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-49.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?56572c1f

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3557

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90724

File Name: debian_DSA-3557.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/27/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-5.5, 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: 4/26/2016

Reference Information

CVE: 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-2016-0666, CVE-2016-2047

DSA: 3557