SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mysql (SUSE-SU-2018:3542-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 118499
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionMySQL server was updated to version 5.5.62, fixing bugs and security issues.
Following security issues were fixed :
CVE-2016-9843: The crc32_big function in zlib might have allowed context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving big-endian CRC calculation. (bsc#1013882) Please note that SUSE uses the system zlib, not the embedded copy.
CVE-2018-3133: Authenticated low privilege attackers could cause denial of service attacks (hangs or crashes) against the mysql server (bsc#1112369)
CVE-2018-3174: Authenticated high privilege attackers could cause denial of service attacks (hangs or crashes) against the mysql server (bsc#1112368)
CVE-2018-3282: Authenticated high privilege attackers could cause denial of service attacks (hangs or crashes) against the mysql server (bsc#1112432)
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.
SolutionTo 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-13849=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-mysql-13849=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp3-mysql-13849=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-mysql-13849=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mysql-13849=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-mysql-13849=1