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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 93615
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Synopsis

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

Description

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:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5- 52.html http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5- 51.html http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5- 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.

Solution

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

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-50.html

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-51.html

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-52.html

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=937258

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=967374

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=989913

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=989919

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=989922

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=989926

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=998309

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/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6662/

http://www.nessus.org/u?26d998e2

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 93615

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

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/21/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/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

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: 9/20/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/21/2016

Reference Information

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