GLSA-201411-02 : MySQL, MariaDB: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201411-02
(MySQL, MariaDB: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

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.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201411-02

Solution :

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'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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