SUSE SLES12 Security Update : mariadb (SUSE-SU-2016:2248-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for mariadb fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-3477: Unspecified vulnerability in subcomponent
parser [bsc#991616]

- CVE-2016-3521: Unspecified vulnerability in subcomponent
types [bsc#991616]

- CVE-2016-3615: Unspecified vulnerability in subcomponent
dml [bsc#991616]

- CVE-2016-5440: Unspecified vulnerability in subcomponent
rbr [bsc#991616]

- mariadb failing test main.bootstrap [bsc#984858]

- left over 'openSUSE' comments in MariaDB on SLE12 GM and
SP1 [bsc#985217]

- remove unnecessary conditionals from specfile

- add '--ignore-db-dir=lost+found' option to
rc.mysql-multi in order not to misinterpret the
lost+found directory as a database [bsc#986251]

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 :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/984858
https://bugzilla.suse.com/985217
https://bugzilla.suse.com/986251
https://bugzilla.suse.com/991616
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-3477.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-3521.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-3615.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5440.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?7846a1eb

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2016-1199=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1199=1

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

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93372 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3477
CVE-2016-3521
CVE-2016-3615
CVE-2016-5440

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