SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mysql (SUSE-SU-2018:2411-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112014

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for mysql to version 5.5.61 fixes the following issues:
The following security vulnerabilities were addressed :

- CVE-2018-3066: Fixed a difficult to exploit vulnerability that allowed high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of MySQL Server accessible data as well as unauthorized read access to a subset of MySQL Server accessible data. (bsc#1101678)

- CVE-2018-3070: Fixed an easily exploitable vulnerability that 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#1101679)

- CVE-2018-3081: Fixed a difficult to exploit vulnerability that allowed high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Client. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Client as well as unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of MySQL Client accessible data.
(bsc#1101680)

- CVE-2018-3058: Fixed an easily exploitable vulnerability that allowed low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of MySQL Server accessible data. (bsc#1101676)

- CVE-2018-3063: Fixed an 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 ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server.
(bsc#1101677) You can find more detailed information about this update in the [release notes](http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/ne ws-5-5-61.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 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-13739=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-mysql-13739=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mysql-13739=1

See Also

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-61.html

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1101676

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1101677

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1101678

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1101679

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1101680

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-3058/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-3063/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-3066/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-3070/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-3081/

http://www.nessus.org/u?82a29ecb

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112014

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2411-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/20

Updated: 2019/09/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/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: 2018/08/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-3058, CVE-2018-3063, CVE-2018-3066, CVE-2018-3070, CVE-2018-3081