GLSA-201610-06 : MySQL and MariaDB: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 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-201610-06
(MySQL and MariaDB: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit vulnerabilities, through multiple
vectors, that affect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of
MySQL and MariaDB.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-06

Solution :

All MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mysql-5.6.31'
All MariaDB users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mariadb-10.0.27'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

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