openSUSE Security Update : xtrabackup (openSUSE-SU-2014:0245-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 75259


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes the following security and non-security issues with xtrabackup :

- update to 2.1.7 [bnc#860488]

- general changes :

- rebased on MySQL versions 5.5.35 and 5.6.15

- now uses libgcrypt randomization functions for setting the IV [lp#1255300] [bnc#852224] CVE-2013-6394

- bugs fixed :

- After being rebased on MySQL 5.6.11 Percona XtraBackup has been affected by the upstream bug #69780 (backward compatibility for InnoDB recovery) [lp#1203669]

- Backup directory would need to be specified even for running the innobackupex with --help and --version options. [lp#1223716]

- bugs fixed specific to MySQL 5.6 :

- xtrabackpu did not roll back prepared XA transactions when applying the log. [lp#1254227]


Update the affected xtrabackup packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 75259

File Name: openSUSE-2014-137.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xtrabackup, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xtrabackup-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xtrabackup-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6394