Oracle MySQL Server 5.5 < 5.5.22 Multiple Unspecified Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6491


The remote database server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


Versions of MySQL 5.5 earlier than 5.5.22 are outdated and thus affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An error exists related to the included yaSSL component that could allow arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2012-0882)
- Errors exist related to 'Server Optimizer', 'Server DML', 'Partition' and, in combination with InnoDB, 'HANDLER READ NEXT' that could allow denial of service attacks. (CVE-2012-1688, CVE-2012-1690, CVE-2012-1697, CVE-2012-1703, CVE-2012-2102)


Upgrade to MySQL Server 5.5.22 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6491

Family: Database

Published: 5/25/2012

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 58661

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:mysql:mysql:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 3/21/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/21/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1688, CVE-2012-1690, CVE-2012-1703, CVE-2012-1697

BID: 52931, 53058, 53067, 53074, 53064