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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.870778
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for mysql RHSA-2012:0874-04
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'mysql'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'mysql'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
MySQL is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server. It consists of
the MySQL server daemon (mysqld) and many client programs and libraries.

A flaw was found in the way MySQL processed HANDLER READ NEXT statements
after deleting a record. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this
flaw to provide such requests, causing mysqld to crash. This issue only
caused a temporary denial of service, as mysqld was automatically restarted
after the crash. (CVE-2012-2102)

This update also adds the following enhancement:

* The InnoDB storage engine is built-in for all architectures. This update
adds InnoDB Plugin, the InnoDB storage engine as a plug-in for the 32-bit
x86, AMD64, and Intel 64 architectures. The plug-in offers additional
features and better performance than when using the built-in InnoDB storage
engine. Refer to the MySQL documentation, linked to in the References
section, for information about enabling the plug-in. (BZ#740224)

All MySQL users should upgrade to these updated packages, which add this
enhancement and contain a backported patch to correct this issue. After
installing this update, the MySQL server daemon (mysqld) will be restarted
automatically.

Affected Software/OS:
mysql on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
3.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-2102
BugTraq ID: 52931
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52931
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201308-06.xml
http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~mysql/mysql-server/5.5/revision/3097.15.15
http://eromang.zataz.com/2012/04/10/oracle-mysql-innodb-bugs-13510739-and-63775-dos-demo/
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/04/13/7
http://secunia.com/advisories/53372
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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