SUSE SLES11 Security Update : perl-DBD-mysql (SUSE-SU-2017:0122-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for perl-DBD-mysql fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-1246: Buffer overflow allowed context-dependent
attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via
vectors related to an error message (bsc#1002626).

- CVE-2016-1249: Out-of-bounds read when using server-side
prepared statement support (bsc#1010457).

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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-perl-DBD-mysql-12938=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96527 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1246

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