openSUSE Security Update : xtrabackup (openSUSE-SU-2014:0245-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes the following security and non-security issues with
xtrabackup :

- update to 2.1.7 [bnc#860488]

- general changes :

- rebased on MySQL versions 5.5.35 and 5.6.15

- now uses libgcrypt randomization functions for setting
the IV [lp#1255300] [bnc#852224] CVE-2013-6394

- bugs fixed :

- After being rebased on MySQL 5.6.11 Percona XtraBackup
has been affected by the upstream bug #69780 (backward
compatibility for InnoDB recovery) [lp#1203669]

- Backup directory would need to be specified even for
running the innobackupex with --help and --version
options. [lp#1223716]

- bugs fixed specific to MySQL 5.6 :

- xtrabackpu did not roll back prepared XA transactions
when applying the log. [lp#1254227]

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-02/msg00044.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=852224
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=860488

Solution :

Update the affected xtrabackup packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75259 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6394

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