Security update for mariadb

SUSE Security Update: Security update for mariadb
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:0527-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1077717 #1160895 #1160912 #1162388
Cross-References:CVE-2019-18901 CVE-2020-2574
Affected Products:
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8
  • HPE Helion Openstack 8

An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has two fixes is now available.


This update for mariadb fixes the following issues:
MariaDB was updated to version 10.0.40-3 (bsc#1162388).
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2020-2574: Fixed a difficult to exploit vulnerability that allowed an attacker to crash the client (bsc#1162388).
  • CVE-2019-18901: Fixed an unsafe path handling behavior in mysql-systemd-helper (bsc#1160895).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2020-527=1
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2020-527=1
  • HPE Helion Openstack 8:
    zypper in -t patch HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2020-527=1

Package List:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 (x86_64):
    • libmysqlclient18-
    • libmysqlclient18-debuginfo-
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 (x86_64):
    • libmysqlclient18-
    • libmysqlclient18-debuginfo-
  • HPE Helion Openstack 8 (x86_64):
    • libmysqlclient18-
    • libmysqlclient18-debuginfo-