GLSA-201702-17 : MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97260


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-17 (MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

An attacker could possibly escalate privileges, gain access to critical data or complete access to all MySQL server accessible data, or cause a Denial of Service condition via unspecified vectors.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mysql-5.6.35'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97260

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201702-17.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/02/21

Modified: 2017/02/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.9

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


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:gentoo:linux:mysql, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8318, CVE-2016-8327, CVE-2017-3238, CVE-2017-3243, CVE-2017-3244, CVE-2017-3251, CVE-2017-3256, CVE-2017-3257, CVE-2017-3258, CVE-2017-3265, CVE-2017-3273, CVE-2017-3291, CVE-2017-3312, CVE-2017-3313, CVE-2017-3317, CVE-2017-3318, CVE-2017-3319, CVE-2017-3320

GLSA: 201702-17