SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mysql (SUSE-SU-2017:0408-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This mysql version update to 5.5.54 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-3318: Unspecified vulnerability affecting Error
Handling (bsc#1020896)

- CVE-2017-3317: Unspecified vulnerability affecting
Logging (bsc#1020894)

- CVE-2017-3313: Unspecified vulnerability affecting the
MyISAM component (bsc#1020890)

- CVE-2017-3312: Insecure error log file handling in
mysqld_safe, incomplete CVE-2016-6664 (bsc#1020873)

- CVE-2017-3291: Unrestricted mysqld_safe's ledir
(bsc#1020884)

- CVE-2017-3265: Unsafe chmod/chown use in init script
(bsc#1020885)

- CVE-2017-3258: Unspecified vulnerability in the DDL
component (bsc#1020875)

- CVE-2017-3244: Unspecified vulnerability affecing the
DML component (bsc#1020877)

- CVE-2017-3243: Unspecified vulnerability affecting the
Charsets component (bsc#1020891)

- CVE-2017-3238: Unspecified vulnerability affecting the
Optimizer component (bsc#1020882)

- Applications using the client library for MySQL
(libmysqlclient.so) had a use-after-free issue that
could cause the applications to crash (bsc#1022428)
Release Notes:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-
54.html

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-5-5-54.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020868
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020873
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020875
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020877
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020882
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020884
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020885
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020890
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020891
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020894
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020896
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1022428
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3238.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3243.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3244.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3258.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3265.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3291.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3312.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3313.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3317.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3318.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?f81b5d21

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-12971=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1:zypper in -t patch slemap21-mysql-12971=1

SUSE Manager 2.1:zypper in -t patch sleman21-mysql-12971=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-mysql-12971=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-mysql-12971=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
slessp3-mysql-12971=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch
sleposp3-mysql-12971=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-mysql-12971=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp3-mysql-12971=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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