SUSE SLES12 Security Update : mariadb (SUSE-SU-2016:2395-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 93766
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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for mariadb to 1.0.0.27 fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed :

- 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)

- release notes :

- https://kb.askmonty.org/en/mariadb-10027-release-notes

- changelog :

- https://kb.askmonty.org/en/mariadb-10027-changelog Bugs fixed :

- Make ORDER BY optimization functions take into account multiple equalities. (bsc#949520)

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-12-2016-1394=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1394=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=949520

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

https://mariadb.com/kb/en/library/mariadb-10027-changelog/

https://mariadb.com/kb/en/library/mariadb-10027-release-notes/

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?c6a1e661

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 93766

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2395-1.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/28/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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: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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/27/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/20/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6662