SuSE 11.3 Security Update : MySQL (SAT Patch Number 8217)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This version upgrade of mysql to 5.5.32 fixes multiple security
issues :

CVE-2013-1861 / CVE-2013-3783 / CVE-2013-3793 / CVE-2013-3794 /
CVE-2013-3795 / CVE-2013-3796 / CVE-2013-3798 / CVE-2013-3801 /
CVE-2013-3802 / CVE-2013-3804 / CVE-2013-3805 / CVE-2013-3806 /
CVE-2013-3807 / CVE-2013-3808 / CVE-2013-3809 / CVE-2013-3810 /
CVE-2013-3811 / CVE-2013-3812

Additionally, it contains numerous bug fixes and improvements. :

- making mysqldump work with MySQL 5.0. (bnc#768832)

- fixed log rights. (bnc#789263 and bnc#803040)

- binlog disabled in default configuration. (bnc#791863)

- fixed dependencies for client package. (bnc#780019)

- minor polishing of spec/installation

- avoiding file conflicts with mytop

- better fix for hardcoded libdir issue

- fix hardcoded plugin paths. (bnc#834028)

- Use chown --no-dereference instead of chown to improve
security. (bnc#834967)

- Adjust to spell !includedir correctly in /etc/my.cnf
(bnc#734436)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=734436
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=768832
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=780019
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=789263
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=791863
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=803040
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=830086
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=834028
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=834967
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1861.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3783.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3793.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3794.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3795.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3796.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3798.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3801.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3802.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3804.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3805.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3806.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3807.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3808.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3809.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3810.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3811.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3812.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8217.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

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