Oracle MySQL Backronym Vulnerability June16 (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Databases

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is running Oracle MySQL and is prone to an Backronym vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw exists due to improper validation of MySQL client library when establishing a secure connection to a MySQL server using the --ssl option.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Oracle MySQL Server 5.7.2 and earlier on Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to version Oracle MySQL Server 5.7.3 or later.

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