USN-3957-1: MySQL vulnerabilities

29 April 2019

Several security issues were fixed in MySQL.

Releases

Packages

  • mysql-5.7 - MySQL database

Details

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.10, and Ubuntu 19.04 have
been updated to MySQL 5.7.26.

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

Please see the following for more information:
https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.7/en/news-5-7-26.html
https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2019-5072813.html

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-3957-2: mariadb-server, mariadb-5.5
  • USN-3957-3: mariadb-10.1, mariadb-server
  • USN-4070-3: mariadb-client-core-10.3, mariadb-plugin-tokudb, libmariadb3, mariadb-client-10.3, mariadb-common, mariadb-plugin-gssapi-server, mariadb-server-10.3, mariadb-client, mariadb-plugin-oqgraph, libmariadbd-dev, mariadb-server-core-10.3, libmariadb-dev-compat, mariadb-test-data, mariadb-plugin-cracklib-password-check, libmariadbclient-dev, mariadb-plugin-spider, mariadb-backup, libmariadb-dev, mariadb-plugin-gssapi-client, mariadb-plugin-mroonga, libmariadbd19, mariadb-server, mariadb-plugin-rocksdb, mariadb-plugin-connect, mariadb-test, mariadb-10.3