openSUSE Security Update : mariadb (openSUSE-2016-1154)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for mariadb to 10.0.27 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 :

- https://kb.askmonty.org/en/mariadb-10027-release-notes

- changelog :

- https://kb.askmonty.org/en/mariadb-10027-changelog

Bugs fixed :

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

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update
project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=949520
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=998309
https://kb.askmonty.org/en/mariadb-10027-changelog
https://kb.askmonty.org/en/mariadb-10027-release-notes

Solution :

Update the affected mariadb packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93854 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6662

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