Ubuntu 2575-1: MySQL vulnerabilities

    Date21 Apr 2015
    CategoryUbuntu
    51
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in MySQL.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2575-1
    April 21, 2015
    
    mysql-5.5 vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.10
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in MySQL.
    
    Software Description:
    - mysql-5.5: MySQL database
    
    Details:
    
    Multiple security issues were discovered in MySQL and this update includes
    a new upstream MySQL version to fix these issues. MySQL has been updated to
    5.5.43.
    
    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-5-5-42.html
    http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-43.html
    http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2015-2365600.html
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.10:
      mysql-server-5.5                5.5.43-0ubuntu0.14.10.1
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      mysql-server-5.5                5.5.43-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      mysql-server-5.5                5.5.43-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2575-1
      CVE-2015-0433, CVE-2015-0441, CVE-2015-0499, CVE-2015-0501,
      CVE-2015-0505, CVE-2015-2568, CVE-2015-2571, CVE-2015-2573
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mysql-5.5/5.5.43-0ubuntu0.14.10.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mysql-5.5/5.5.43-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mysql-5.5/5.5.43-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
    
    
    
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