SUSE SLES12 Security Update : mariadb (SUSE-SU-2016:2395-1)

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 to fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed :

- 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)

- release notes :


- changelog :

Bugs fixed :

- Make ORDER BY optimization functions take into account
multiple equalities. (bsc#949520)

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 :

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 Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93766 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6662

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