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                     USN-4250-2: MariaDB vulnerability
                              7 February 2020


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           MariaDB
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2020-2574  

Reference:         ASB-2020.0018

Original Bulletin: 

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USN-4250-2: MariaDB vulnerability
6 February 2020

mariadb-10.1, mariadb-10.3 vulnerability
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  o Ubuntu 19.10
  o Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


MariaDB clients could be made to crash if they received specially crafted

Software Description

  o mariadb-10.3 - MariaDB database
  o mariadb-10.1 - MariaDB database


It was discovered that an unspecified vulnerability existed in the C API
component of MariaDB. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service
for MariaDB clients.

MariaDB has been updated to 10.3.22 in Ubuntu 19.10 and 10.1.44 in Ubuntu 18.04

In addition to security fixes, the updated packages contain bug fixes, new
features, and possibly incompatible changes.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package

Ubuntu 19.10
    libmariadb3 - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    libmariadbd19 - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-client - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-client-10.3 - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-client-core-10.3 - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-common - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-plugin-connect - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-plugin-cracklib-password-check - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-plugin-gssapi-client - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-plugin-gssapi-server - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-plugin-mroonga - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-plugin-oqgraph - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-plugin-rocksdb - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-plugin-spider - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-plugin-tokudb - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-server - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-server-10.3 - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    mariadb-server-core-10.3 - 1:10.3.22-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    libmariadbclient18 - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    libmariadbd18 - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    mariadb-client - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    mariadb-client-10.1 - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    mariadb-client-core-10.1 - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    mariadb-common - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    mariadb-plugin-connect - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    mariadb-plugin-cracklib-password-check - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    mariadb-plugin-gssapi-client - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    mariadb-plugin-gssapi-server - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    mariadb-plugin-mroonga - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    mariadb-plugin-oqgraph - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    mariadb-plugin-spider - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    mariadb-plugin-tokudb - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    mariadb-server - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    mariadb-server-10.1 - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    mariadb-server-core-10.1 - 1:10.1.44-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://
wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades .

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug fixes.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary


  o USN-4250-1
  o CVE-2020-2574
  o https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb-10144-release-notes/
  o https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb-10322-release-notes/

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