openSUSE Security Update : mysql-community-server (openSUSE-2017-555) (Riddle)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for mysql-community-server to version 5.6.36 fixes the
following issues :

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2016-5483: Mysqldump failed to properly quote
certain identifiers in SQL statements written to the
dump output, allowing for execution of arbitrary
commands (bsc#1029014)

- CVE-2017-3305: MySQL client sent authentication request
unencrypted even if SSL was required (aka Ridddle)
(bsc#1029396).

- CVE-2017-3308: Unspecified vulnerability in Server: DML
(boo#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3309: Unspecified vulnerability in Server:
Optimizer (boo#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3329: Unspecified vulnerability in Server:
Thread (boo#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3453: Unspecified vulnerability in Server:
Optimizer (boo#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3456: Unspecified vulnerability in Server: DML
(boo#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3461: Unspecified vulnerability in Server:
Security (boo#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3462: Unspecified vulnerability in Server:
Security (boo#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3463: Unspecified vulnerability in Server:
Security (boo#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3464: Unspecified vulnerability in Server: DDL
(boo#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3302: Crash in libmysqlclient.so (bsc#1022428).

- CVE-2017-3450: Unspecified vulnerability Server:
Memcached

- CVE-2017-3452: Unspecified vulnerability Server:
Optimizer

- CVE-2017-3599: Unspecified vulnerability Server:
Pluggable Auth

- CVE-2017-3600: Unspecified vulnerability in Client:
mysqldump (boo#1034850)

- '--ssl-mode=REQUIRED' can be specified to require a
secure connection (it fails if a secure connection
cannot be obtained)

These non-security issues were fixed :

- Set the default umask to 077 in mysql-systemd-helper
(boo#1020976)

- Change permissions of the configuration dir/files to
755/644. Please note that storing the password in the
/etc/my.cnf file is not safe. Use for example an option
file that is accessible only by yourself (boo#889126)

For more information please see
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.6/en/news-5-6-36.html

See also :

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.6/en/news-5-6-36.html
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1020976
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1022428
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1029014
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1029396
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1034850
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=889126

Solution :

Update the affected mysql-community-server packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

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