SUSE SLES12 Security Update : mariadb (SUSE-SU-2016:2395-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 93766
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for mariadb to 220.127.116.11 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 :
- 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.
SolutionTo 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'.