SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mysql (SUSE-SU-2016:1279-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

mysql was updated to version 5.5.49 to fix 13 security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2016-0644: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local
users to affect availability via vectors related to DDL
(bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0646: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local
users to affect availability via vectors related to DML
(bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0647: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local
users to affect availability via vectors related to FTS
(bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0640: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local
users to affect integrity and availability via vectors
related to DML (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0641: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local
users to affect confidentiality and availability via
vectors related to MyISAM (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0642: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local
users to affect integrity and availability via vectors
related to Federated (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0643: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local
users to affect confidentiality via vectors related to
DML (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0666: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local
users to affect availability via vectors related to
Security: Privileges (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0651: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local
users to affect availability via vectors related to
Optimizer (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0650: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local
users to affect availability via vectors related to
Replication (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0648: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local
users to affect availability via vectors related to PS
(bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0649: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local
users to affect availability via vectors related to PS
(bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-2047: The ssl_verify_server_cert function in
sql-common/client.c did not properly verify that the
server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's
Common Name (CN) or subjectAltName field of the X.509
certificate, which allowed man-in-the-middle attackers
to spoof SSL servers via a '/CN=' string in a field in a
certificate, as demonstrated by
'/OU=/CN=bar.com/CN=foo.com (bsc#963806).

More details are available at

- http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-49.html

- http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-48.html

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-48.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-49.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/963806
https://bugzilla.suse.com/976341
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0640.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0641.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0642.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0643.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0644.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0646.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0647.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0648.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0649.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0650.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0651.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0666.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2047.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?d7e99f56

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-mysql-12554=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-mysql-12554=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mysql-12554=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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