GLSA-201701-01 : MariaDB and MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 96232


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-01 (MariaDB and MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MariaDB and MySQL.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

Attackers could execute arbitrary code, escalate privileges, and impact availability via unspecified vectors.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All MariaDB users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mariadb-10.0.28' All MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mysql-5.6.34'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 96232

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/03

Modified: 2017/01/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:mariadb, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:mysql, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3492, CVE-2016-3495, CVE-2016-5507, CVE-2016-5584, CVE-2016-5609, CVE-2016-5612, CVE-2016-5625, CVE-2016-5626, CVE-2016-5627, CVE-2016-5628, CVE-2016-5629, CVE-2016-5630, CVE-2016-5631, CVE-2016-5632, CVE-2016-5633, CVE-2016-5634, CVE-2016-5635, CVE-2016-6652, CVE-2016-6662, CVE-2016-8283, CVE-2016-8284, CVE-2016-8286, CVE-2016-8287, CVE-2016-8288, CVE-2016-8289, CVE-2016-8290

GLSA: 201701-01