SuSE 11.3 Security Update : MySQL (SAT Patch Number 8217)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69511


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This version upgrade of mysql to 5.5.32 fixes multiple security issues :

CVE-2013-1861 / CVE-2013-3783 / CVE-2013-3793 / CVE-2013-3794 / CVE-2013-3795 / CVE-2013-3796 / CVE-2013-3798 / CVE-2013-3801 / CVE-2013-3802 / CVE-2013-3804 / CVE-2013-3805 / CVE-2013-3806 / CVE-2013-3807 / CVE-2013-3808 / CVE-2013-3809 / CVE-2013-3810 / CVE-2013-3811 / CVE-2013-3812

Additionally, it contains numerous bug fixes and improvements. :

- making mysqldump work with MySQL 5.0. (bnc#768832)

- fixed log rights. (bnc#789263 and bnc#803040)

- binlog disabled in default configuration. (bnc#791863)

- fixed dependencies for client package. (bnc#780019)

- minor polishing of spec/installation

- avoiding file conflicts with mytop

- better fix for hardcoded libdir issue

- fix hardcoded plugin paths. (bnc#834028)

- Use chown --no-dereference instead of chown to improve security. (bnc#834967)

- Adjust to spell !includedir correctly in /etc/my.cnf (bnc#734436)


Apply SAT patch number 8217.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69511

File Name: suse_11_libmysql55client18-130815.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/30/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: 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: 8/15/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1861, CVE-2013-3783, CVE-2013-3793, CVE-2013-3794, CVE-2013-3795, CVE-2013-3796, CVE-2013-3798, CVE-2013-3801, CVE-2013-3802, CVE-2013-3804, CVE-2013-3805, CVE-2013-3806, CVE-2013-3807, CVE-2013-3808, CVE-2013-3809, CVE-2013-3810, CVE-2013-3811, CVE-2013-3812