Slackware Linux 15.0 / current mariadb Vulnerability (SSA:2024-141-01)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 197520


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


The version of mariadb installed on the remote host is prior to 10.11.8 / 10.5.25. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SSA:2024-141-01 advisory.

- Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Client: mysqldump). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.36 and prior and 8.3.0 and prior. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with logon to the infrastructure where MySQL Server executes 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 and unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of MySQL Server. (CVE-2024-21096)

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: 197520

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2024-141-01.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 5/20/2024

Updated: 5/20/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.9


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.7

Temporal Score: 2.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-21096


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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: 5/20/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/16/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-21096