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USN-2953-1: MySQL vulnerabilities

21 April 2016

Several security issues were fixed in MySQL.

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Packages

Details

Multiple security issues were discovered in MySQL and this update includes
new upstream MySQL versions to fix these issues.

MySQL has been updated to 5.5.49 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
Ubuntu 15.10 has been updated to MySQL 5.6.30.

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

Please see the following for more information:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-48.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-49.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.6/en/news-5-6-29.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.6/en/news-5-6-30.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2016v3-2985753.html

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 15.10
Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

Related notices

  • USN-2954-1: mysql-server-5.7, mysql-client-5.7, libmysqld-dev, mysql-server, mysql-common, mysql-client, mysql-source-5.7, mysql-client-core-5.7, mysql-server-core-5.7, mysql-testsuite, mysql-testsuite-5.7, mysql-5.7, libmysqlclient-dev, libmysqlclient20