SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mysql (SUSE-SU-2016:1618-1) (Logjam)

low Nessus Plugin ID 93157

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for mysql fixes the following issues :

- bsc#959724: fix incorrect usage of sprintf/strcpy that caused possible buffer overflow issues at various places

On SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP4 this fix was not yet shipped :

- Increase the key length (to 2048 bits) used in vio/viosslfactories.c for creating Diffie-Hellman keys (Logjam Attack) [bnc#934789] [CVE-2015-4000]

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-12620=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-mysql-12620=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=934789

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=959724

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-4000/

http://www.nessus.org/u?72630e29

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 93157

File Name: suse_SU-2016-1618-1.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/29/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.7

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqlclient15, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqlclient_r15, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/17/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/21/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4000

BID: 74733