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USN-5123-2: MySQL vulnerabilities

25 October 2021

Several security issues were fixed in MySQL.

Releases

Packages

Details

USN-5123-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in MySQL. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 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 8.0.27 in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 21.04, and
Ubuntu 21.10. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS has been updated to MySQL 5.7.36.

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-5-7-36.html
https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/8.0/en/news-8-0-27.html
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2021.html

Update instructions

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

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-5123-1: libmysqlclient21, mysql-client-5.7, mysql-source-8.0, libmysqld-dev, libmysqlclient-dev, mysql-server, mysql-server-8.0, mysql-5.7, mysql-8.0, mysql-client-core-8.0, mysql-router, libmysqlclient20, mysql-client-8.0, mysql-client-core-5.7, mysql-testsuite-8.0, mysql-client, mysql-server-core-8.0, mysql-source-5.7, mysql-testsuite-5.7, mysql-testsuite, mysql-server-5.7, mysql-server-core-5.7