MySQL, MariaDB: Multiple vulnerabilities

2014-11-05T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201411-02
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2014-11-05T00:00:00

Description

Background

MySQL is a popular multi-threaded, multi-user SQL server. MariaDB is an enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL.

Description

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

Impact

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause unspecified impact, possibly including remote execution of arbitrary code, Denial of Service, or disclosure of sensitive information.

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-5.5.40"

All MariaDB users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/mariadb-5.5.40-r1"