GLSA-201507-19 : MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-201507-19
(MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly
resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
application or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201507-19

Solution :

All MySQL 5.5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mysql-5.5.43'
All MySQL 5.6.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mysql-5.6.24'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.7
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:M/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false