GLSA-201702-18 : MariaDB: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-18
(MariaDB: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MariaDB. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

An attacker could possibly escalate privileges, gain access to critical
data or complete access to all MariaDB Server accessible data, or cause a
Denial of Service condition via unspecified vectors.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-18

Solution :

All MariaDB users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mariadb-10.0.29'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

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