Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the MySQL and MariaDB, possibly allowing attackers to cause unspecified impact.
|Package||dev-db/mysql on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 5.5.40|
|Unaffected versions||>= 5.5.40|
|Package||dev-db/mariadb on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 5.5.40-r1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 5.5.40-r1|
MySQL is a popular multi-threaded, multi-user SQL server. MariaDB is an enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL.
Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities have been discovered in MySQL. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
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"
November 05, 2014
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