Oracle MySQL 5.5.x < 5.5.50 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9608


The remote database server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The version of MySQL installed on the remote host is version 5.5.x prior to 5.5.50 and is affected by multiple issues :

- Multiple unspecified overflow conditions exist that are triggered as user-supplied input is not properly validated. This may allow an authenticated attacker to cause a buffer overflow, resulting in a denial of service or potentially allowing the execution of arbitrary code.
- A NULL pointer dereference flaw exists in a parser structure that is triggered during the validation of stored procedure names. This may allow an authenticated attacker to potentially cause the database to crash.


Upgrade to MySQL 5.5.50 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 9608

Family: Database

Published: 9/30/2016

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 91993, 91994

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/2/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/2/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3477, CVE-2016-3521, CVE-2016-3615, CVE-2016-5440, CVE-2016-3452, CVE-2016-3471, CVE-2016-5444