SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mysql (SUSE-SU-2017:1137-1) (Riddle)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99760


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for mysql to version 5.5.55 fixes the following issues:
These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2017-3308: Unspecified vulnerability in Server: DML (bsc#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3309: Unspecified vulnerability in Server:
Optimizer (bsc#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3329: Unspecified vulnerability in Server:
Thread (bsc#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3600: Unspecified vulnerability in Client:
mysqldump (bsc#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3453: Unspecified vulnerability in Server:
Optimizer (bsc#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3456: Unspecified vulnerability in Server: DML (bsc#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3463: Unspecified vulnerability in Server:
Security (bsc#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3462: Unspecified vulnerability in Server:
Security (bsc#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3461: Unspecified vulnerability in Server:
Security (bsc#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3464: Unspecified vulnerability in Server: DDL (bsc#1034850)

- CVE-2017-3305: MySQL client sent authentication request unencrypted even if SSL was required (aka Ridddle) (bsc#1029396).

- CVE-2016-5483: Mysqldump failed to properly quote certain identifiers in SQL statements written to the dump output, allowing for execution of arbitrary commands (bsc#1029014)

- '--ssl-mode=REQUIRED' can be specified to require a secure connection (it fails if a secure connection cannot be obtained)

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-mysql-13081=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-mysql-13081=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mysql-13081=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99760

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1137-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/01

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.7

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

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: 2017/04/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5483, CVE-2017-3302, CVE-2017-3305, CVE-2017-3308, CVE-2017-3309, CVE-2017-3329, CVE-2017-3453, CVE-2017-3456, CVE-2017-3461, CVE-2017-3462, CVE-2017-3463, CVE-2017-3464, CVE-2017-3600

OSVDB: 151210, 153352, 153996, 155874, 155875, 155878, 155879, 155881, 155888, 155892, 155893, 155894, 155895