Oracle Linux 7 : mariadb (ELSA-2016-1602)

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Synopsis :

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:1602 :

An update for mariadb is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

MariaDB is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server that is
binary compatible with MySQL.

The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
mariadb (5.5.50).

Security Fix(es) :

* This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the MariaDB database
server. Information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle
Critical Patch Update Advisory pages, listed in the References
section. (CVE-2016-0640, CVE-2016-0641, CVE-2016-0643, CVE-2016-0644,
CVE-2016-0646, CVE-2016-0647, CVE-2016-0648, CVE-2016-0649,
CVE-2016-0650, CVE-2016-0666, CVE-2016-3452, CVE-2016-3477,
CVE-2016-3521, CVE-2016-3615, CVE-2016-5440, CVE-2016-5444)

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-August/006267.html

Solution :

Update the affected mariadb packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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