SUSE SLES12 Security Update : perl-DBD-mysql (SUSE-SU-2017:0123-1)

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-2016-1251: A use-after-free when used with
mysql_server_prepare=1 (bsc#1012546).

- 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 :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1002626
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1010457
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012546
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1246.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1249.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1251.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?5861ef10

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 Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-65=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-65=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-65=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96528 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1246
CVE-2016-1249
CVE-2016-1251

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