Oracle MySQL 5.5.x < 5.5.50 Multiple Vulnerabilities (July 2016 CPU)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91994
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Synopsis

The remote host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The version of Oracle MySQL installed on the remote host is 5.5.x prior to 5.5.50. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An unspecified flaw exists in the Parser subcomponent that allows a local attacker to gain elevated privileges. (CVE-2016-3477)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the Types subcomponent that allows an authenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition. (CVE-2016-3521)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the DML subcomponent that allows an authenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition. (CVE-2016-3615)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the RBR subcomponent that allows an authenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition. (CVE-2016-5440)

- Multiple overflow conditions exist due to improper validation of user-supplied input. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit these issues to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code.

- A NULL pointer dereference flaw exists in a parser structure that is triggered during the validation of stored procedure names. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to crash the database, resulting in a denial of service condition.

Solution

Upgrade to MySQL version 5.5.50 or later.

See Also

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-50.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?42cde00c

https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2157431.1

http://www.nessus.org/u?453b5f8c

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91994

File Name: mysql_5_5_50_rpm.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: Databases

Published: 7/11/2016

Updated: 6/3/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-3477

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.1

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:mysql, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mysql, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mysql, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mysql, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mysql

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/2/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/2/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3477, CVE-2016-3521, CVE-2016-3615, CVE-2016-5440

BID: 91902, 91932, 91953, 91960