USN-3537-1 fixed vulnerabilities in MySQL. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
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 12.04 ESM LTS.
In addition to security fixes, the updated packages contain bug fixes, new features, and possibly incompatible changes.
Please see the following for more information: <http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-59.html> <http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html>