openSUSE Security Update : mysql (openSUSE-2015-889) (BACKRONYM)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

MySQL was updated to 5.6.27 to fix security issues and bugs.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed as part of the upstream
release [boo#951391]: CVE-2015-1793, CVE-2015-0286, CVE-2015-0288,
CVE-2015-1789, CVE-2015-4730, CVE-2015-4766, CVE-2015-4792,
CVE-2015-4800, CVE-2015-4802, CVE-2015-4815, CVE-2015-4816,
CVE-2015-4819, CVE-2015-4826, CVE-2015-4830, CVE-2015-4833,
CVE-2015-4836, CVE-2015-4858, CVE-2015-4861, CVE-2015-4862,
CVE-2015-4864, CVE-2015-4866, CVE-2015-4870, CVE-2015-4879,
CVE-2015-4890, CVE-2015-4895, CVE-2015-4904, CVE-2015-4905,
CVE-2015-4910, CVE-2015-4913

Details on these and other changes can be found at:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.6/en/news-5-6-27.html

The following security relevant changes are included additionally :

- CVE-2015-3152: MySQL lacked SSL enforcement. Using
--ssl-verify-server-cert and --ssl[-*] implies that the
ssl connection is required. The mysql client will now
print an error if ssl is required, but the server can
not handle a ssl connection [boo#924663], [boo#928962]

See also :

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.6/en/news-5-6-27.html
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=924663
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=928962
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=951391

Solution :

Update the affected mysql packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)