The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
Several vulnerabilities have been discovereded in the MySQL database server, which are fixed in 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/cpuapr2016-2881694.h tml For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these issues have been fixed in mysql-5.5 version 5.5.49-0+deb7u1. 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.