Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in MySQL, the worst of which could lead to privilege escalation.
|Package||dev-db/mysql on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 5.6.35|
|Unaffected versions||>= 5.6.35|
MySQL is a popular multi-threaded, multi-user SQL server. MariaDB is an enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MySQL. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
An attacker could possibly escalate privileges, gain access to critical data or complete access to all MySQL server accessible data, or cause a Denial of Service condition via unspecified vectors.
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-5.6.35"
February 20, 2017
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