Slackware 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / current : mariadb / mysql (SSA:2016-257-01)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 93484


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New mariadb or mysql packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix a security issue.


Update the affected mariadb and / or mysql packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 93484

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2016-257-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/09/15

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:mariadb, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:mysql, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6662

SSA: 2016-257-01