GLSA-201701-01 : MariaDB and MySQL: 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-201701-01
(MariaDB and MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

Attackers could execute arbitrary code, escalate privileges, and impact
availability via unspecified vectors.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-01

Solution :

All MariaDB users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mariadb-10.0.28'
All MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mysql-5.6.34'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)