SuSE9 Security Update : MySQL (YOU Patch Number 12456)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41313


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update is provided as RPM packages that can easily be installed onto a running system by using the YaST online update module.

- the COM_CREATE_DB and COM_DROP_DB suffered from format string vulnerabilities. (CVE-2009-2446)

- the command line client was prone to cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2008-4456)

Additionally a problem that sometimes prevented slave hosts from reconnecting to the master server has been fixed.


Apply YOU patch number 12456.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41313

File Name: suse9_12456.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4456, CVE-2009-2446

CWE: 79, 134