Debian Security Advisory DSA 3684-1 (libdbd-mysql-perl - security update)

Published: 2016-10-05 10:13:13
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
libdbd-mysql-perl on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 4.028-2+deb8u2. We recommend that you upgrade your libdbd-mysql-perl Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Paul Rohar discovered that libdbd-mysql-perl, the Perl DBI database driver for MySQL and MariaDB, constructed an error message in a fixed-length buffer, leading to a crash (_FORTIFY_SOURCE failure) and, potentially, to denial of service.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1246

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3684.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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