Debian DSA-3706-1 : mysql-5.5 - security update

Low Nessus Plugin ID 94589

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 5.5.53, which includes additional changes, such as performance improvements, bug fixes, new features, and possibly incompatible changes. 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
-53.html
- http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuo ct2016-2881722.html

Solution

Upgrade the mysql-5.5 packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 5.5.53-0+deb8u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=841050

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-53.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?56b7dec5

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3706

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 94589

File Name: debian_DSA-3706.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/07

Updated: 2018/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 2.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5584, CVE-2016-7440

DSA: 3706