USN-3799-1: MySQL vulnerabilities

23 October 2018

Several security issues were fixed in MySQL.

Releases

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 5.5.62 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 18.10 have been updated to MySQL 5.7.24.

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-5-5-62.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.7/en/news-5-7-24.html
https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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

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