USN-3459-2: MySQL vulnerabilities

30 October 2017

mysql-5.5 vulnerabilities

Releases

Packages

  • mysql-5.5 - MySQL database

Details

USN-3459-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in MySQL. This update
provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory 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 5.5.58 in Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

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-5-5-58.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04

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