openSUSE Security Update : mysql-community-server (openSUSE-2012-273)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

mysql update to version 5.5.23 fixes several security issues and bugs.
Please refer to the following upstream announcements for details :

- http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-16.html

- http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-17.html

- http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-18.html

- http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-19.html

- http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-20.html

- http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-21.html

- http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-22.html

- http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-23.html

See also :

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-58.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-59.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-60.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-61.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/news-5-1-62.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-16.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-17.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-18.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-19.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-20.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-21.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-22.html
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/news-5-5-23.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-05/msg00019.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=675870
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=734436
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=742272
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=758460

Solution :

Update the affected mysql-community-server packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)