SUSE SLES12 Security Update : mariadb (SUSE-SU-2017:0411-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This mariadb version update to 10.0.29 fixes the following issues :

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

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

- CVE-2017-3312: 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-2017-3257: unspecified vulnerability affecting
InnoDB (bsc#1020878)

- 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)

- CVE-2016-6664: Root Privilege Escalation (bsc#1008253)

- Applications using the client library for MySQL
(libmysqlclient.so) had a use-after-free issue that
could cause the applications to crash (bsc#1022428)

- notable changes :

- XtraDB updated to 5.6.34-79.1

- TokuDB updated to 5.6.34-79.1

- Innodb updated to 5.6.35

- Performance Schema updated to 5.6.35 Release notes and
changelog :

- https://kb.askmonty.org/en/mariadb-10029-release-notes

- https://kb.askmonty.org/en/mariadb-10029-changelog

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/1008253
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020868
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020873
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020875
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020877
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020878
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020882
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020884
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020885
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020891
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020894
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1020896
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1022428
https://kb.askmonty.org/en/mariadb-10029-changelog
https://kb.askmonty.org/en/mariadb-10029-release-notes
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6664.html
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-2017-3257.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-2017-3317.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3318.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?3e47bebd

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-SLE-SAP-12-2017-205=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-205=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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