Slackware Linux 15.0 / current mariadb Vulnerability (SSA:2023-318-01)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 185709


The remote Slackware Linux host is missing a security update to mariadb.


The version of mariadb installed on the remote host is prior to 10.11.5 / 10.11.6 / 10.5.23. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SSA:2023-318-01 advisory.

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: InnoDB). Supported versions that are affected are 5.7.43 and prior, 8.0.34 and prior and 8.1.0. 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. (CVE-2023-22084)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade the affected mariadb package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 185709

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2023-318-01.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 11/15/2023

Updated: 11/15/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-22084


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:mariadb, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:15.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/14/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/17/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-22084