MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

2013-08-29T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201308-06
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2013-08-30T00:00:00

Description

Background

MySQL is a fast, multi-threaded, multi-user SQL database server.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MySQL. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the application or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/mysql-5.1.70"