SUSE SLES12 Security Update : mariadb (SUSE-SU-2018:0698-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 108402
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for mariadb to 10.0.34 fixes several issues. These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2017-10378: Vulnerability in 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) (bsc#1064115).

- CVE-2017-10268: Vulnerability in subcomponent: Server:
Replication. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allowed high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where MySQL Server executes to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all MySQL Server accessible data (bsc#1064101).

- CVE-2018-2562: Vulnerability in the MySQL Server 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.

- CVE-2018-2622: Vulnerability in the MySQL Server 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.

- CVE-2018-2640: Vulnerability in the MySQL Server subcomponent: Server: Optimizer. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server.

- CVE-2018-2665: Vulnerability in the MySQL Server 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.

- CVE-2018-2668: Vulnerability in the MySQL Server 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.

- CVE-2018-2612: Vulnerability in the MySQL Server subcomponent: InnoDB. Easily exploitable vulnerability allowed high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized creation, deletion or modification access to critical data or all MySQL Server accessible data and unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server.

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

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 Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-477=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1064101

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1064115

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1072665

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1078431

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-10268/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-10378/

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

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2612/

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?12e95d3a

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108402

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0698-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/16/2018

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

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:libmysqlclient-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqlclient18, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqlclient18-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqlclient_r18, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqld-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqld18, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqld18-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-errormessages, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-tools-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 3/15/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/19/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-10268, CVE-2017-10378, CVE-2018-2562, CVE-2018-2612, CVE-2018-2622, CVE-2018-2640, CVE-2018-2665, CVE-2018-2668