Debian DSA-3621-1 : mysql-connector-java - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 92381


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


A vulnerability was discovered in mysql-connector-java, a Java database (JDBC) driver for MySQL, which may result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some MySQL Connectors accessible data as well as read access to a subset of MySQL Connectors accessible data. The vulnerability was addressed by upgrading mysql-connector-java to the new upstream version 5.1.39, which includes additional changes, such as bug fixes, new features, and possibly incompatible changes. Please see the MySQL Connector/J Release Notes and Oracle's Critical Patch Update advisory for further details :

- ws-5-1.html
- 2015-2365600.html#AppendixMSQL


Upgrade the mysql-connector-java packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 5.1.39-1~deb8u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92381

File Name: debian_DSA-3621.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/19/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mysql-connector-java, 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: 7/18/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2575

DSA: 3621