Security update for mariadb (important)

ID SUSE-SU-2016:2395-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2016-09-27T19:14:25


This update for mariadb to fixes the following issues:

Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2016-6662: A malicious user with SQL and filesystem access could create a my.cnf in the datadir and , under certain circumstances, execute arbitrary code as mysql (or even root) user. (bsc#998309)

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Bugs fixed:

  • Make ORDER BY optimization functions take into account multiple equalities. (bsc#949520)