SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mysql (SUSE-SU-2016:1279-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91121

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

mysql was updated to version 5.5.49 to fix 13 security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2016-0644: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local users to affect availability via vectors related to DDL (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0646: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local users to affect availability via vectors related to DML (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0647: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local users to affect availability via vectors related to FTS (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0640: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local users to affect integrity and availability via vectors related to DML (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0641: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local users to affect confidentiality and availability via vectors related to MyISAM (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0642: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local users to affect integrity and availability via vectors related to Federated (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0643: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local users to affect confidentiality via vectors related to DML (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0666: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local users to affect availability via vectors related to Security: Privileges (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0651: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local users to affect availability via vectors related to Optimizer (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0650: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local users to affect availability via vectors related to Replication (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0648: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local users to affect availability via vectors related to PS (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-0649: Unspecified vulnerability allowed local users to affect availability via vectors related to PS (bsc#976341).

- CVE-2016-2047: The ssl_verify_server_cert function in sql-common/client.c did not properly verify that the server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) or subjectAltName field of the X.509 certificate, which allowed man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via a '/CN=' string in a field in a certificate, as demonstrated by '/OU=/CN=bar.com/CN=foo.com (bsc#963806).

More details are available at

- http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-49.html

- http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-48.html

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-mysql-12554=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-mysql-12554=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mysql-12554=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-48.html

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-49.html

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=963806

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=976341

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0640/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0641/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0642/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0643/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0644/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0646/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0647/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0648/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0649/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0650/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0651/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0666/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2047/

http://www.nessus.org/u?a2d47d4d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91121

File Name: suse_SU-2016-1279-1.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/13

Updated: 2018/11/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysql55client18, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysql55client_r18, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mysql, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mysql-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mysql-tools, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0640, CVE-2016-0641, CVE-2016-0642, CVE-2016-0643, CVE-2016-0644, CVE-2016-0646, CVE-2016-0647, CVE-2016-0648, CVE-2016-0649, CVE-2016-0650, CVE-2016-0651, CVE-2016-0666, CVE-2016-2047