SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mysql (SUSE-SU-2018:1333-1)

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update fixes the following issues :

- Update to 5.5.60 in Oracle Apr2018 CPU (bsc#1089987).

- CVE-2018-2761: Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Client programs). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.59 and prior, 5.6.39 and prior and 5.7.21 and prior.
Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated 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. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 5.9 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).

- CVE-2018-2755: Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server:
Replication). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.59 and prior, 5.6.39 and prior and 5.7.21 and prior.
Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with logon to the infrastructure where MySQL Server executes to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker and while the vulnerability is in MySQL Server, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 7.7 (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H).

- CVE-2018-2781: Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server:
Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.59 and prior, 5.6.39 and prior and 5.7.21 and prior.
Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high 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. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 4.9 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).

- CVE-2018-2819: Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: InnoDB).
Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.59 and prior, 5.6.39 and prior and 5.7.21 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows 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. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 6.5 (Availability impacts).
CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).

- CVE-2018-2818: Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server :
Security : Privileges). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.59 and prior, 5.6.39 and prior and 5.7.21 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high 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. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 4.9 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).

- CVE-2018-2817: Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: DDL).
Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.59 and prior, 5.6.39 and prior and 5.7.21 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows 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. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 6.5 (Availability impacts).
CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).

- CVE-2018-2771: Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server:
Locking). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.59 and prior, 5.6.39 and prior and 5.7.21 and prior.
Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows high 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. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 4.4 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).

- CVE-2018-2813: Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: DDL).
Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.59 and prior, 5.6.39 and prior and 5.7.21 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized read access to a subset of MySQL Server accessible data. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 4.3 (Confidentiality impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N).

- CVE-2018-2773: Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Client programs). Supported versions that are affected are 5.5.59 and prior, 5.6.39 and prior and 5.7.21 and prior.
Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows 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 ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 4.1 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).

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 the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-mysql-13611=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-mysql-13611=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mysql-13611=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1089987

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2755/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2761/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2771/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2773/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2781/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2813/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2817/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2818/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-2819/

http://www.nessus.org/u?c08472b6

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109938

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1333-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/21/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.7

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 5/18/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/19/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-2755, CVE-2018-2761, CVE-2018-2771, CVE-2018-2773, CVE-2018-2781, CVE-2018-2813, CVE-2018-2817, CVE-2018-2818, CVE-2018-2819