Debian DSA-3767-1 : mysql-5.5 - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96638

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 5.5.54, 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
-54.html
- http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuj an2017-2881727.html

Solution

Upgrade the mysql-5.5 packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 5.5.54-0+deb8u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=851233

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-54.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?10084381

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3767

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96638

File Name: debian_DSA-3767.nasl

Version: 3.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/20

Updated: 2018/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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: 2017/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3238, CVE-2017-3243, CVE-2017-3244, CVE-2017-3258, CVE-2017-3265, CVE-2017-3291, CVE-2017-3312, CVE-2017-3313, CVE-2017-3317, CVE-2017-3318

DSA: 3767