mysql security update

2012-02-08T16:54:27
ID CESA-2012:0105
Type centos
Reporter CentOS Project
Modified 2012-02-08T16:54:27

Description

CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2012:0105

MySQL is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server. It consists of the MySQL server daemon (mysqld) and many client programs and libraries.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the MySQL database server. Information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2011-2262, CVE-2012-0075, CVE-2012-0087, CVE-2012-0101, CVE-2012-0102, CVE-2012-0112, CVE-2012-0113, CVE-2012-0114, CVE-2012-0115, CVE-2012-0116, CVE-2012-0118, CVE-2012-0119, CVE-2012-0120, CVE-2012-0484, CVE-2012-0485, CVE-2012-0490, CVE-2012-0492)

These updated packages upgrade MySQL to version 5.1.61. Refer to the MySQL release notes for a full list of changes:

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-x.html

All MySQL users should upgrade to these updated packages, which correct these issues. After installing this update, the MySQL server daemon (mysqld) will be restarted automatically.

Merged security bulletin from advisories: http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2012-February/018424.html

Affected packages: mysql mysql-bench mysql-devel mysql-embedded mysql-embedded-devel mysql-libs mysql-server mysql-test

Upstream details at: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0105.html