MySQL 5.5 < 5.5.24 Security Bypass Vulnerability

2012-06-11T00:00:00
ID MYSQL_5_5_24.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2018 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2019-11-02T00:00:00

Description

The version of MySQL 5.5 installed on the remote host is earlier than 5.5.24 and is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

  • Several errors exist related to

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(59449);
  script_version("1.18");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/11/15 20:50:21");

  script_cve_id(
    "CVE-2012-0540",
    "CVE-2012-1734",
    "CVE-2012-1735",
    "CVE-2012-1756",
    "CVE-2012-1757",
    "CVE-2012-2122",
    "CVE-2012-2749"
  );
  script_bugtraq_id(53911, 54524, 54526, 54540, 54551, 54549, 55120);
  script_xref(name:"EDB-ID", value:"19092");
  
  script_name(english:"MySQL 5.5 < 5.5.24 Security Bypass Vulnerability");
  script_summary(english:"Checks version of MySQL server");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis",
    value:"The remote database server is affected by a security bypass vulnerability."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description",
    value:
"The version of MySQL 5.5 installed on the remote host is earlier than
5.5.24 and is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

  - Several errors exist related to 'GIS Extension',
    'Server', 'InnoDB' and 'Server Optimizer' components
    that can allow denial of service attacks.
    (CVE-2012-0540, CVE-2012-1734, CVE-2012-1735,
    CVE-2012-1756, CVE-2012-1757)

  - A security bypass vulnerability exists that occurs due
    to improper casting during user login sessions.
    (Bug #64884 / CVE-2012-2122)

  - An error exists related to key length and sort order
    index that can lead to application crashes.
    (Bug #59387 / CVE-2012-2749)"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2012/q2/493");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-24.html");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?6d4671b2");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Upgrade to MySQL version 5.5.24 or later.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_framework_canvas", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"canvas_package", value:'CANVAS');
script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2012/06/11");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2012/05/07");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2012/06/11");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"remote");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/a:mysql:mysql");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family(english:"Databases");

  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2018 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");

  script_dependencies("mysql_version.nasl", "mysql_login.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Settings/ParanoidReport");
  script_require_ports("Services/mysql", 3306);

  exit(0);
}

include("mysql_version.inc");

mysql_check_version(fixed:'5.5.24', min:'5.5', severity:SECURITY_WARNING);