ALAS-2017-888


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2017-888
Advisory Release Date: 2017-08-31 23:33 Pacific
Severity: Medium

Issue Overview:

Server: Charsets unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017):
Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Charsets). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.56 and earlier, 5.6.36 and earlier and 5.7.18 and earlier. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. (CVE-2017-3648 )

Server: Replication unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017)
Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Replication). Supported versions that are affected are 5.6.36 and earlier and 5.7.18 and earlier. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. (CVE-2017-3649 )

Client mysqldump unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017)
Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Client mysqldump). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.56 and earlier, 5.6.36 and earlier and 5.7.18 and earlier. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of MySQL Server accessible data. (CVE-2017-3651 )

Server: DDL unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017)
Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: DDL). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.56 and earlier, 5.6.36 and earlier and 5.7.18 and earlier. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of MySQL Server accessible data. (CVE-2017-3653 )

Server: DML unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017)
Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: DML). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.56 and earlier, 5.6.36 and earlier and 5.7.18 and earlier. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. (CVE-2017-3641 )

Replication unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017)
Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Replication). Supported versions that are affected are 5.6.36 and earlier and 5.7.18 and earlier. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. (CVE-2017-3647 )

Server: Memcached unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017)
Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Memcached). Supported versions that are affected are 5.6.36 and earlier and 5.7.18 and earlier. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via Memcached to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server as well as unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of MySQL Server accessible data. (CVE-2017-3633 )

C API unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017)
Vulnerability in the MySQL Connectors component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Connector/C). Supported versions that are affected are 6.1.10 and earlier. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Connectors. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Connectors. Note: The documentation has also been updated for the correct way to use mysql_stmt_close(). Please see: https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/mysql-stmt-execute.html, https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/mysql-stmt-fetch.html, https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/mysql-stmt-close.html, https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/mysql-stmt-error.html, https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/mysql-stmt-errno.html, and https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/mysql-stmt-sqlstate.html. (CVE-2017-3635 )

Server: DML unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017)
Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: DML). Supported versions that are affected are 5.6.36 and earlier and 5.7.18 and earlier. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. (CVE-2017-3634 )

Server: DDL unspecified vulnerability (CPU Jul 2017)
Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: DDL). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.56 and earlier, 5.6.36 and earlier and 5.7.18 and earlier. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of MySQL Server accessible data as well as unauthorized read access to a subset of MySQL Server accessible data. (CVE-2017-3652 )


Affected Packages:

mysql56


Issue Correction:
Run yum update mysql56 to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    mysql56-common-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.i686
    mysql56-errmsg-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.i686
    mysql56-test-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.i686
    mysql56-debuginfo-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.i686
    mysql56-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.i686
    mysql56-libs-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.i686
    mysql56-server-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.i686
    mysql56-bench-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.i686
    mysql56-embedded-devel-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.i686
    mysql56-devel-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.i686
    mysql56-embedded-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.i686

src:
    mysql56-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    mysql56-embedded-devel-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.x86_64
    mysql56-common-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.x86_64
    mysql56-embedded-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.x86_64
    mysql56-devel-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.x86_64
    mysql56-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.x86_64
    mysql56-test-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.x86_64
    mysql56-libs-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.x86_64
    mysql56-bench-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.x86_64
    mysql56-debuginfo-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.x86_64
    mysql56-server-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.x86_64
    mysql56-errmsg-5.6.37-1.26.amzn1.x86_64