Oracle Linux 7 : mariadb (ELSA-2014-1861)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 79370
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Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2014:1861 :

Updated mariadb packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

MariaDB is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server that is binary compatible with MySQL.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the MariaDB database server. Information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory page, listed in the References section.
(CVE-2014-2494, CVE-2014-4207, CVE-2014-4243, CVE-2014-4258, CVE-2014-4260, CVE-2014-4287, CVE-2014-4274, CVE-2014-6463, CVE-2014-6464, CVE-2014-6469, CVE-2014-6484, CVE-2014-6505, CVE-2014-6507, CVE-2014-6520, CVE-2014-6530, CVE-2014-6551, CVE-2014-6555, CVE-2014-6559)

These updated packages upgrade MariaDB to version 5.5.40. Refer to the MariaDB Release Notes listed in the References section for a complete list of changes.

All MariaDB users should upgrade to these updated packages, which correct these issues. After installing this update, the MariaDB server daemon (mysqld) will be restarted automatically.

Solution

Update the affected mariadb packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2014-November/004646.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79370

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-1861.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/21/2014

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mariadb, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mariadb-bench, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mariadb-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mariadb-embedded, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mariadb-embedded-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mariadb-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mariadb-server, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mariadb-test, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/17/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/3/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5615, CVE-2014-2494, CVE-2014-4207, CVE-2014-4243, CVE-2014-4258, CVE-2014-4260, CVE-2014-4274, CVE-2014-4287, CVE-2014-6463, CVE-2014-6464, CVE-2014-6469, CVE-2014-6484, CVE-2014-6505, CVE-2014-6507, CVE-2014-6520, CVE-2014-6530, CVE-2014-6551, CVE-2014-6555, CVE-2014-6559

BID: 66835, 66846, 66850, 66858, 66875, 66880, 66890, 66896, 69732, 70446, 70451, 70455, 70462, 70486, 70487, 70510, 70511, 70516, 70517, 70530, 70532, 70550

RHSA: 2014:1861