Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3109-1
25th October, 2016
mysql-5.5, mysql-5.7 vulnerabilities
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in MySQL.
- mysql-5.5 – MySQL database
- mysql-5.7 – 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 5.5.53 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10 have been updated to MySQL 5.7.16.
In addition to security fixes, the updated packages contain bug fixes,
new features, and possibly incompatible changes.
Please see the following for more information:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 16.10:
- mysql-server-5.7 5.7.16-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
- mysql-server-5.7 5.7.16-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
- mysql-server-5.5 5.5.53-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
- mysql-server-5.5 5.5.53-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
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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