SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mysql (SUSE-SU-2017:0408-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 97046
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VPR Score: 8.9


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This mysql version update to 5.5.54 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-3318: Unspecified vulnerability affecting Error Handling (bsc#1020896)

- CVE-2017-3317: Unspecified vulnerability affecting Logging (bsc#1020894)

- CVE-2017-3313: Unspecified vulnerability affecting the MyISAM component (bsc#1020890)

- CVE-2017-3312: Insecure error log file handling in mysqld_safe, incomplete CVE-2016-6664 (bsc#1020873)

- CVE-2017-3291: Unrestricted mysqld_safe's ledir (bsc#1020884)

- CVE-2017-3265: Unsafe chmod/chown use in init script (bsc#1020885)

- CVE-2017-3258: Unspecified vulnerability in the DDL component (bsc#1020875)

- CVE-2017-3244: Unspecified vulnerability affecing the DML component (bsc#1020877)

- CVE-2017-3243: Unspecified vulnerability affecting the Charsets component (bsc#1020891)

- CVE-2017-3238: Unspecified vulnerability affecting the Optimizer component (bsc#1020882)

- Applications using the client library for MySQL ( had a use-after-free issue that could cause the applications to crash (bsc#1022428) Release Notes: 54.html

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To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5:zypper in -t patch sleclo50sp3-mysql-12971=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1:zypper in -t patch slemap21-mysql-12971=1

SUSE Manager 2.1:zypper in -t patch sleman21-mysql-12971=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-mysql-12971=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-mysql-12971=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp3-mysql-12971=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-mysql-12971=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mysql-12971=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-mysql-12971=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97046

File Name: suse_SU-2017-0408-1.nasl

Version: 3.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/7/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 2/6/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/13/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6664, CVE-2017-3238, CVE-2017-3243, CVE-2017-3244, CVE-2017-3258, CVE-2017-3265, CVE-2017-3291, CVE-2017-3312, CVE-2017-3313, CVE-2017-3317, CVE-2017-3318