Debian DLA-447-1 : mysql-5.5 security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 90804
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

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

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2016/04/msg00002.html

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

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

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90804

File Name: debian_DLA-447.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/2/2016

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:libmysqlclient-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libmysqlclient18, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libmysqld-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libmysqld-pic, 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, 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:7.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/30/2016

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