SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mysql (SUSE-SU-2016:2780-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 94757

Synopsis

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

Description

This mysql version update to 5.5.53 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-6662: Unspecified vulnerability in subcomponent Logging (bsc#1005580)

- CVE-2016-7440: Unspecified vulnerability in subcomponent Encryption (bsc#1005581)

- CVE-2016-5584: Unspecified vulnerability in subcomponent Encryption (bsc#1005558) Release Notes:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5- 53.html

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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-mysql-12847=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-mysql-12847=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mysql-12847=1

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

See Also

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-53.html

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1005558

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1005580

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1005581

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5584/

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

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7440/

http://www.nessus.org/u?562a3e3d

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 94757

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2780-1.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/14

Updated: 2019/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: CVSS:3.0/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: 2016/11/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/09/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5584, CVE-2016-6662, CVE-2016-7440