Oracle MySQL 5.5.x < 5.5.43 / 5.6.x < 5.6.24 DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9258

Synopsis

The remote database server is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack vector.

Description

The version of MySQL installed on the remote host is version 5.5.x prior to 5.5.43 or 5.6.x prior to 5.6.24 and is affected an unspecified flaw related to the Server:Optimizer subcomponent. This may allow an authenticated remote attacker to cause a denial of service. No further details have been provided by the vendor.

Solution

Upgrade to MySQL 5.6.24 or later. If 5.6.x cannot be obtained, version 5.5.43 is also patched for these issues.

See Also

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-43.html

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.6/en/news-5-6-24.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 9258

Family: Database

Published: 2016/04/15

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 8914

Nessus ID: 85538, 84767

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:mysql

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/07/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4757