openSUSE Security Update : perl-DBD-mysql (openSUSE-2017-130)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96711


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This update for perl-DBD-mysql fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-1251: A use-after-free when used with mysql_server_prepare=1 (bsc#1012546).

- CVE-2016-1246: Buffer overflow allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors related to an error message (bsc#1002626).

- CVE-2016-1249: Out-of-bounds read when using server-side prepared statement support (bsc#1010457).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected perl-DBD-mysql packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96711

File Name: openSUSE-2017-130.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/24

Modified: 2017/01/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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


Base Score: 8.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-DBD-mysql, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-DBD-mysql-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-DBD-mysql-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1246, CVE-2016-1249, CVE-2016-1251