SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mysql (SUSE-SU-2016:2343-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This mysql update to verson 5.5.52 fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-3477: Fixed unspecified vulnerability in
subcomponent parser (bsc#989913).

- CVE-2016-3521: Fixed unspecified vulnerability in
subcomponent types (bsc#989919).

- CVE-2016-3615: Fixed unspecified vulnerability in
subcomponent dml (bsc#989922).

- CVE-2016-5440: Fixed unspecified vulnerability in
subcomponent rbr (bsc#989926).

- CVE-2016-6662: A malicious user with SQL and filesystem
access could create a my.cnf in the datadir and , under
certain circumstances, execute arbitrary code as mysql
(or even root) user. (bsc#998309) More details can be
found on:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-
52.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-
51.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-
50.html Bugs fixed :

- bsc#967374: properly restart mysql multi instances
during upgrade

- bnc#937258: multi script to restart after crash

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-5-5-50.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-51.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-52.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/937258
https://bugzilla.suse.com/967374
https://bugzilla.suse.com/989913
https://bugzilla.suse.com/989919
https://bugzilla.suse.com/989922
https://bugzilla.suse.com/989926
https://bugzilla.suse.com/998309
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
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6662.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?7a88a411

Solution :

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

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5:zypper in -t patch sleclo50sp3-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1:zypper in -t patch slemap21-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Manager 2.1:zypper in -t patch sleman21-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
slessp3-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch
sleposp3-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp3-mysql-12752=1

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93615 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3477
CVE-2016-3521
CVE-2016-3615
CVE-2016-5440
CVE-2016-6662

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