SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mysql (SUSE-SU-2016:2343-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 93615


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


This mysql update to verson 5.5.52 fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-3477: Fixed unspecified vulnerability in subcomponent parser (bsc#989913).

- CVE-2016-3521: Fixed unspecified vulnerability in subcomponent types (bsc#989919).

- CVE-2016-3615: Fixed unspecified vulnerability in subcomponent dml (bsc#989922).

- CVE-2016-5440: Fixed unspecified vulnerability in subcomponent rbr (bsc#989926).

- CVE-2016-6662: A malicious user with SQL and filesystem access could create a my.cnf in the datadir and , under certain circumstances, execute arbitrary code as mysql (or even root) user. (bsc#998309) More details can be found on: 52.html 51.html 50.html Bugs fixed :

- bsc#967374: properly restart mysql multi instances during upgrade

- bnc#937258: multi script to restart after crash

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.


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

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5:zypper in -t patch sleclo50sp3-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1:zypper in -t patch slemap21-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Manager 2.1:zypper in -t patch sleman21-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp3-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mysql-12752=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-mysql-12752=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 93615

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2343-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/09/21

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND


Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:U/RC:X

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3477, CVE-2016-3521, CVE-2016-3615, CVE-2016-5440, CVE-2016-6662

OSVDB: 141889, 141891, 141898, 141904, 143530, 144086, 144092