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Gentoo alert 201201-02 (mysql)

From:  Tim Sammut <underling@gentoo.org>
To:  gentoo-announce@gentoo.org
Subject:  [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201201-02 ] MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date:  Thu, 05 Jan 2012 15:08:46 -0800
Message-ID:  <4F062D7E.1070408@gentoo.org>
Cc:  bugtraq@securityfocus.com, full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk, security-alerts@linuxsecurity.com
Archive-link:  Article, Thread

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201201-02 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: High Title: MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: January 05, 2012 Bugs: #220813, #229329, #237166, #238117, #240407, #277717, #294187, #303747, #319489, #321791, #339717, #344987, #351413 ID: 201201-02 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== Multiple vulnerabilities were found in MySQL, some of which may allow execution of arbitrary code. Background ========== MySQL is a popular open-source multi-threaded, multi-user SQL database server. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 dev-db/mysql < 5.1.56 >= 5.1.56 Description =========== Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MySQL. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details. Impact ====== An unauthenticated remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the MySQL process, cause a Denial of Service condition, bypass security restrictions, uninstall arbitrary MySQL plugins, or conduct Man-in-the-Middle and Cross-Site Scripting attacks. Workaround ========== There is no known workaround at this time. Resolution ========== All MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/mysql-5.1.56" NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since May 14, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue. References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2008-3963 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-3963 [ 2 ] CVE-2008-4097 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-4097 [ 3 ] CVE-2008-4098 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-4098 [ 4 ] CVE-2008-4456 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-4456 [ 5 ] CVE-2008-7247 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-7247 [ 6 ] CVE-2009-2446 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-2446 [ 7 ] CVE-2009-4019 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-4019 [ 8 ] CVE-2009-4028 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-4028 [ 9 ] CVE-2009-4484 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-4484 [ 10 ] CVE-2010-1621 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1621 [ 11 ] CVE-2010-1626 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1626 [ 12 ] CVE-2010-1848 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1848 [ 13 ] CVE-2010-1849 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1849 [ 14 ] CVE-2010-1850 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1850 [ 15 ] CVE-2010-2008 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2008 [ 16 ] CVE-2010-3676 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3676 [ 17 ] CVE-2010-3677 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3677 [ 18 ] CVE-2010-3678 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3678 [ 19 ] CVE-2010-3679 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3679 [ 20 ] CVE-2010-3680 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3680 [ 21 ] CVE-2010-3681 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3681 [ 22 ] CVE-2010-3682 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3682 [ 23 ] CVE-2010-3683 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3683 [ 24 ] CVE-2010-3833 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3833 [ 25 ] CVE-2010-3834 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3834 [ 26 ] CVE-2010-3835 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3835 [ 27 ] CVE-2010-3836 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3836 [ 28 ] CVE-2010-3837 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3837 [ 29 ] CVE-2010-3838 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3838 [ 30 ] CVE-2010-3839 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3839 [ 31 ] CVE-2010-3840 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3840 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201201-02.xml Concerns? ========= Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2012 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s). The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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