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openSUSE-SU-2017:0251-1: moderate: Security update for xtrabackup
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for xtrabackup
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2017:0251-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1019858
Cross-References: CVE-2016-6225
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.2
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for xtrabackup fixes the following issues:

- CVE-2016-6225: xbcrypt encryption IV not being set properly (boo#1019858)

In addition, XtraBackup was updated to 2.3.6 to include the following
improvements:

- now supports SHA256 passwords
- new supports command options for secure connections

The following bugs were fixed:

- intermittent assertion failures when not correctly identifying server
version
- Safe slave backup algorithm performed too short delays between retries
which could cause backups to fail on a busy servers
- fix compilation warnings with gcc6
- Backup would still succeed even if xtrabackup would fail to write the
metadata
- xbcloud now supports EMC ECS Swift API Authorization requests
- backup failed with MariaDB 10.2 with the unsupported server version
error message


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 42.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-132=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.2 (x86_64):

xtrabackup-2.3.6-3.1
xtrabackup-debuginfo-2.3.6-3.1
xtrabackup-debugsource-2.3.6-3.1
xtrabackup-test-2.3.6-3.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6225.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1019858


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