GLSA-201702-17 : 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-201702-17
(MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

An attacker could possibly escalate privileges, gain access to critical
data or complete access to all MySQL server accessible data, or cause a
Denial of Service condition via unspecified vectors.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?8abbca81
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-17

Solution :

All MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mysql-5.6.35'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:P)

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