Upstream information

CVE-2016-6664 at MITRE

Description

mysqld_safe in Oracle MySQL through 5.5.51, 5.6.x through 5.6.32, and 5.7.x through 5.7.14; MariaDB; Percona Server before 5.5.51-38.2, 5.6.x before 5.6.32-78-1, and 5.7.x before 5.7.14-8; and Percona XtraDB Cluster before 5.5.41-37.0, 5.6.x before 5.6.32-25.17, and 5.7.x before 5.7.14-26.17, when using file-based logging, allows local users with access to the mysql account to gain root privileges via a symlink attack on error logs and possibly other files.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.9 6.8
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Medium Low
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact Complete Complete
Integrity Impact Complete Complete
Availability Impact Complete Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7
Vector AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1008253 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1020868 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1020873 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 998309 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • libmysqlclient18 >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqlclient18-32bit >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18 >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18-32bit >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.0.29-22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-207
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • libmysqlclient18 >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqlclient18-32bit >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18 >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18-32bit >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.0.29-22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-207
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libmysqlclient18 >= 10.0.30-28.1
  • libmysqlclient18-32bit >= 10.0.30-28.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18 >= 10.0.30-28.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18-32bit >= 10.0.30-28.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.30-28.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.0.30-28.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.0.30-28.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA libmysqlclient18
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15
  • libmysqld-devel >= 10.2.15-1.3
  • libmysqld19 >= 10.2.15-1.3
  • mariadb >= 10.2.15-1.3
  • mariadb-client >= 10.2.15-1.3
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.2.15-1.3
  • mariadb-tools >= 10.2.15-1.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 GA libmysqld-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • libmysqlclient18 >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqlclient18-32bit >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-tools >= 10.0.29-22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-207
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • libmysqlclient18 >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqlclient18-32bit >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-tools >= 10.0.29-22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-207
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • libmysqlclient18 >= 10.0.30-28.1
  • libmysqlclient18-32bit >= 10.0.30-28.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.30-28.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.0.30-28.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.0.30-28.1
  • mariadb-tools >= 10.0.30-28.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA libmysqlclient18
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • libmysqlclient-devel >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • libmysqlclient18 >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • libmysqlclient18-32bit >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18 >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • libmysqld-devel >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • libmysqld18 >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • mariadb-tools >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-205
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • libmysqlclient18 >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-tools >= 10.0.29-22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-207
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12
  • libmysqlclient-devel >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • libmysqlclient18 >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • libmysqlclient18-32bit >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18 >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • libmysqld-devel >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • libmysqld18 >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • mariadb-tools >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-205
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • libmysqlclient18 >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqlclient18-32bit >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-tools >= 10.0.29-22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-207
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • libmysqlclient18 >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqlclient18-32bit >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb-tools >= 10.0.29-22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-207
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12-LTSS
  • libmysqlclient-devel >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • libmysqlclient18 >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • libmysqlclient18-32bit >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18 >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • libmysqld-devel >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • libmysqld18 >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
  • mariadb-tools >= 10.0.29-20.23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-205
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • libmysqlclient-devel >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18 >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqld-devel >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqld18 >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-207
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • libmysqlclient-devel >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18 >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqld-devel >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqld18 >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-207
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • libmysqlclient-devel >= 10.0.30-28.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18 >= 10.0.30-28.1
  • libmysqld-devel >= 10.0.30-28.1
  • libmysqld18 >= 10.0.30-28.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA libmysqlclient-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1
  • libmysqlclient_r18 >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18-32bit >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2017-207
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2
  • libmysqlclient_r18 >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18-32bit >= 10.0.29-22.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP2-2017-207
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3
  • libmysqlclient_r18 >= 10.0.30-28.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18-32bit >= 10.0.30-28.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 GA libmysqlclient_r18
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • libmysqld19 >= 10.2.14-lp150.1.1
  • mariadb >= 10.2.14-lp150.1.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.2.14-lp150.1.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.2.14-lp150.1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA libmysqld19
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • libmysqlclient-devel >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqlclient18 >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqlclient18-32bit >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqlclient18-debuginfo >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqlclient18-debuginfo-32bit >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18 >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18-32bit >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqld-devel >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqld18 >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqld18-debuginfo >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-bench >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-bench-debuginfo >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-client-debuginfo >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-debuginfo >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-debugsource >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-test >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-test-debuginfo >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-tools >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-tools-debuginfo >= 10.0.29-18.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-257
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • libmysqlclient-devel >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqlclient18 >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqlclient18-32bit >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqlclient18-debuginfo >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqlclient18-debuginfo-32bit >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18 >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18-32bit >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqld-devel >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqld18 >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • libmysqld18-debuginfo >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-bench >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-bench-debuginfo >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-client-debuginfo >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-debuginfo >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-debugsource >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-test >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-test-debuginfo >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-tools >= 10.0.29-18.1
  • mariadb-tools-debuginfo >= 10.0.29-18.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-257
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • libmysqlclient-devel >= 10.0.30-21.1
  • libmysqlclient18 >= 10.0.30-21.1
  • libmysqlclient_r18 >= 10.0.30-21.1
  • libmysqld18 >= 10.0.30-21.1
  • mariadb >= 10.0.30-21.1
  • mariadb-client >= 10.0.30-21.1
  • mariadb-errormessages >= 10.0.30-21.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA libmysqlclient-devel


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 mariadb Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 mariadb Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 mysql Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 mariadb Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 mariadb Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS mysql Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS mysql Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 mysql Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS mariadb Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 mariadb Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 mariadb Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 for Raspberry PI mariadb Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1 mariadb Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2 mariadb Released