Oracle MySQL 5.6.x < 5.6.27 Multiple DoS

critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9236
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The remote database server is vulnerable to multiple Denial of Service (DoS) attack vectors.


The version of MySQL installed on the remote host is version 5.6.x prior to 5.6.27 and is affected by multiple unspecified flaws related the following subcomponents :
- Security:Firewall (CVE-2015-4766)
- Security:Privileges (CVE-2015-4791)
- Server Optimizer (CVE-2015-4800)
- Server Partition (CVE-2015-4833)
- DML (CVE-2015-4862, CVE-2015-4905)
- InnoDB (CVE-2015-4866, CVE-2015-4895)
- Replication (CVE-2015-4890)
- libmysqld (CVE-2015-4904)
- Memcached (CVE-2015-4910)

These flaws may allow an authenticated attacker to cause a denial of service.

Addditionally, an unspecified vulnerability flaw allows remote authenticated users to affect availability via unknown vectors related to Types. No further detailes have been provided by the vendor about these vulnerabilities.


Upgrade to MySQL 5.6.27 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 9236

Family: Database

Published: 4/15/2016

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 8914

Nessus ID: 86547

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/20/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4730, CVE-2015-4766, CVE-2015-4800, CVE-2015-4833, CVE-2015-4862, CVE-2015-4866, CVE-2015-4890, CVE-2015-4895, CVE-2015-4904, CVE-2015-4905, CVE-2015-4910, CVE-2015-4791