USN-3629-2: MySQL vulnerabilities

25 April 2018

mysql-5.5 vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in MySQL.

Software Description

  • mysql-5.5 - MySQL database

Details

USN-3629-1 fixed a vulnerability 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 5.5.60 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-5-5-60.html http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2018-3678067.html

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
mysql-server-5.5 - 5.5.60-0ubuntu0.12.04.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

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