SUSE SLES12 Security Update : mariadb (SUSE-SU-2017:0411-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97063


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This mariadb version update to 10.0.29 fixes the following issues :

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

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

- CVE-2017-3312: 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-2017-3257: unspecified vulnerability affecting InnoDB (bsc#1020878)

- 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)

- CVE-2016-6664: Root Privilege Escalation (bsc#1008253)

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

- notable changes :

- XtraDB updated to 5.6.34-79.1

- TokuDB updated to 5.6.34-79.1

- Innodb updated to 5.6.35

- Performance Schema updated to 5.6.35 Release notes and changelog :



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.


To 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-12-2017-205=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-205=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97063

File Name: suse_SU-2017-0411-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/08

Modified: 2017/02/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqlclient-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqlclient18, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqlclient18-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqlclient_r18, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqld-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqld18, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmysqld18-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-errormessages, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mariadb-tools-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6664, CVE-2017-3238, CVE-2017-3243, CVE-2017-3244, CVE-2017-3257, CVE-2017-3258, CVE-2017-3265, CVE-2017-3291, CVE-2017-3312, CVE-2017-3317, CVE-2017-3318

OSVDB: 145975, 146606, 146607, 150449, 150450, 150452, 150453, 150454, 150456, 150457, 150461, 150463, 150464