Amazon Linux AMI : mysql56 (ALAS-2017-790)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 96808
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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.


The following security-related issues were fixed :

CVE-2016-8318 Server: Security: Encryption unspecified vulnerability

CVE-2016-8327 Server: Replication unspecified vulnerability

CVE-2017-3238 Server: Optimizer unspecified vulnerability

CVE-2017-3244 Server: DML unspecified vulnerability

CVE-2017-3257 Server: InnoDB unspecified vulnerability

CVE-2017-3258 Server: DDL unspecified vulnerability

CVE-2017-3273 Server: DDL unspecified vulnerability

CVE-2017-3313 Server: MyISAM unspecified vulnerability

CVE-2017-3317 Logging unspecified vulnerability

CVE-2017-3318 Server: Error Handling unspecified vulnerability


Run 'yum update mysql56' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96808

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-790.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/27/2017

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql56, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql56-bench, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql56-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql56-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql56-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql56-embedded, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql56-embedded-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql56-errmsg, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql56-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql56-server, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql56-test, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 1/26/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8318, CVE-2016-8327, CVE-2017-3238, CVE-2017-3244, CVE-2017-3257, CVE-2017-3258, CVE-2017-3273, CVE-2017-3313, CVE-2017-3317, CVE-2017-3318

ALAS: 2017-790