GLSA-201702-18 : MariaDB: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97261


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-18 (MariaDB: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

An attacker could possibly escalate privileges, gain access to critical data or complete access to all MariaDB Server accessible data, or cause a Denial of Service condition 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-10.0.29'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97261

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201702-18.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/02/21

Modified: 2017/02/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

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


Base Score: 7

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/20

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

GLSA: 201702-18