[USN-3537-1] MySQL vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Jan 22 18:13:16 UTC 2018

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3537-1
January 22, 2018

mysql-5.5, mysql-5.7 vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in MySQL.

Software Description:
- mysql-5.7: 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 5.5.59 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS,
and Ubuntu 17.10 have been updated to MySQL 5.7.21.

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 17.10:
  mysql-server-5.7                5.7.21-0ubuntu0.17.10.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  mysql-server-5.7                5.7.21-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  mysql-server-5.5                5.5.59-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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

  CVE-2018-2562, CVE-2018-2565, CVE-2018-2573, CVE-2018-2576,
  CVE-2018-2583, CVE-2018-2586, CVE-2018-2590, CVE-2018-2600,
  CVE-2018-2612, CVE-2018-2622, CVE-2018-2640, CVE-2018-2645,
  CVE-2018-2646, CVE-2018-2647, CVE-2018-2665, CVE-2018-2667,
  CVE-2018-2668, CVE-2018-2696, CVE-2018-2703

Package Information:

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