Upstream information

CVE-2013-6394 at MITRE


Percona XtraBackup before 2.1.6 uses a constant string for the initialization vector (IV), which makes it easier for local users to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms and conduct plaintext attacks.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1019858 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 852224 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 860488 [NEEDINFO]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 13.1
  • xtrabackup >= 2.1.7-9.1
  • xtrabackup-debuginfo >= 2.1.7-9.1
  • xtrabackup-debugsource >= 2.1.7-9.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • xtrabackup >= 2.3.5-1.3
  • xtrabackup-test >= 2.3.5-1.3
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA xtrabackup