USN-2674-1: MySQL vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2674-1

21st July, 2015

mysql-5.5, mysql-5.6 vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 15.04
  • Ubuntu 14.10
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in MySQL.

Software description

  • mysql-5.5 - MySQL database
  • mysql-5.6 - MySQL database development files


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

MySQL has been updated to 5.5.44 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 14.10. Ubuntu 15.04 has been updated to MySQL 5.6.25.

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

Please see the following for more information:

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 15.04:
mysql-server-5.6 5.6.25-0ubuntu0.15.04.1
Ubuntu 14.10:
mysql-server-5.5 5.5.44-0ubuntu0.14.10.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
mysql-server-5.5 5.5.44-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
mysql-server-5.5 5.5.44-0ubuntu0.12.04.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

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


CVE-2015-2582, CVE-2015-2611, CVE-2015-2617, CVE-2015-2620, CVE-2015-2639, CVE-2015-2641, CVE-2015-2643, CVE-2015-2648, CVE-2015-2661, CVE-2015-4737, CVE-2015-4752, CVE-2015-4757, CVE-2015-4761, CVE-2015-4767, CVE-2015-4769, CVE-2015-4771, CVE-2015-4772