4.1 Ensure the Latest Security Patches are Applied

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Periodically, updates to MariaDB server are released to resolve bugs, mitigate vulnerabilities, and provide new features. It is recommended that MariaDB installations are up to date with the latest security updates.


Maintaining currency with MariaDB patches will help reduce risk associated with known vulnerabilities present in the MariaDB server.

Without the latest security patches MariaDB might have known vulnerabilities which could be used by an attacker to gain access.


To update the MariaDB server a restart is required.

NOTE: Nessus has provided the target output to assist in reviewing the benchmark to ensure target compliance.


Install the latest patches for your version or upgrade to the latest version.

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