SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mysql (SUSE-SU-2018:0422-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 106786
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for mysql to version 5.5.59 fixes several issues. These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2018-2622: Vulnerability in the subcomponent:
Server: DDL. Easily exploitable vulnerability allowed low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server (bsc#1076369)

- CVE-2018-2562: Vulnerability in the subcomponent: Server : Partition. Easily exploitable vulnerability allowed low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server as well as unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of MySQL Server accessible data (bsc#1076369)

- CVE-2018-2640: Vulnerability in the subcomponent:
Server: Optimizer. Easily exploitable vulnerability allowed low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server (bsc#1076369)

- CVE-2018-2665: Vulnerability in the subcomponent:
Server: Optimizer. Easily exploitable vulnerability allowed low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server (bsc#1076369)

- CVE-2018-2668: Vulnerability in the subcomponent:
Server: Optimizer. Easily exploitable vulnerability allowed low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server (bsc#1076369) For additional changes please see http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5- 59.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.

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-mysql-13462=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-mysql-13462=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mysql-13462=1

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

See Also

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-59.html

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1076369

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2562/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2622/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2640/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2665/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2668/

http://www.nessus.org/u?aed9a615

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106786

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0422-1.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/13/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysql55client18, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysql55client_r18, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mysql-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mysql-tools, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/11/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/18/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-2562, CVE-2018-2622, CVE-2018-2640, CVE-2018-2665, CVE-2018-2668