GLSA-201409-04 : MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201409-04
(MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A local attacker could possibly gain escalated privileges. A remote
attacker could send a specially crafted SQL query, possibly resulting in
a Denial of Service condition. A remote attacker could entice a user to
connect to specially crafted MySQL server, possibly resulting in
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mysql-5.5.39'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false