GLSA-201701-51 : DBD::mysql: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 96686


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-51 (DBD::mysql: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in DBD::mysql. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

An attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition, execute arbitrary code, or have other unspecified impacts.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All DBD::mysql users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-perl/DBD-mysql-4.41.0'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 96686

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-51.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/23

Modified: 2017/01/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:DBD-mysql, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8949, CVE-2016-1246, CVE-2016-1249, CVE-2016-1251

GLSA: 201701-51