[USN-2881-1] MySQL vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Jan 26 14:44:06 UTC 2016

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2881-1
January 26, 2016

mysql-5.5, mysql-5.6 vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 15.10
- Ubuntu 15.04
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in MySQL.

Software Description:
- mysql-5.6: MySQL database
- mysql-5.5: MySQL database


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

MySQL has been updated to 5.5.47 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
Ubuntu 15.04 and Ubuntu 15.10 have been updated to MySQL 5.6.28.

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 versions:

Ubuntu 15.10:
  mysql-server-5.6                5.6.28-0ubuntu0.15.10.1

Ubuntu 15.04:
  mysql-server-5.6                5.6.28-0ubuntu0.15.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  mysql-server-5.5                5.5.47-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  mysql-server-5.5                5.5.47-0ubuntu0.12.04.1

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

  CVE-2016-0503, CVE-2016-0504, CVE-2016-0505, CVE-2016-0546,
  CVE-2016-0595, CVE-2016-0596, CVE-2016-0597, CVE-2016-0598,
  CVE-2016-0600, CVE-2016-0606, CVE-2016-0607, CVE-2016-0608,
  CVE-2016-0609, CVE-2016-0610, CVE-2016-0611, CVE-2016-0616

Package Information:

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