USN-4441-2: MySQL regression

05 August 2020

USN-4441-1 introduced a regression in MySQL

Releases

Packages

  • mysql-8.0 - MySQL database

Details

USN-4441-1 fixed vulnerabilities in MySQL. The new upstream version
changed compiler options and caused a regression in certain scenarios. This
update fixes the problem.

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 8.0.21 in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS have been updated to MySQL 5.7.31.

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-5-7-31.html

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/8.0/en/news-8-0-21.html

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujul2020.html

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04

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