SUSE SLES12 Security Update : mariadb (SUSE-SU-2016:2248-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 93372
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for mariadb fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-3477: Unspecified vulnerability in subcomponent parser [bsc#991616]

- CVE-2016-3521: Unspecified vulnerability in subcomponent types [bsc#991616]

- CVE-2016-3615: Unspecified vulnerability in subcomponent dml [bsc#991616]

- CVE-2016-5440: Unspecified vulnerability in subcomponent rbr [bsc#991616]

- mariadb failing test main.bootstrap [bsc#984858]

- left over 'openSUSE' comments in MariaDB on SLE12 GM and SP1 [bsc#985217]

- remove unnecessary conditionals from specfile

- add '--ignore-db-dir=lost+found' option to rc.mysql-multi in order not to misinterpret the lost+found directory as a database [bsc#986251]

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 Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2016-1199=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1199=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=984858

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=985217

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=986251

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=991616

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-3477/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-3521/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-3615/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5440/

http://www.nessus.org/u?a8dc0d26

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93372

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2248-1.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/8/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqlclient-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqlclient18, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqlclient18-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqlclient_r18, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqld-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqld18, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqld18-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-errormessages, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-tools-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 9/6/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/21/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3477, CVE-2016-3521, CVE-2016-3615, CVE-2016-5440