SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionMultiple security issues were discovered in MySQL and this update includes a new upstream MySQL version to fix these issues.
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 18.10 have been updated to MySQL 5.7.25.
In addition to security fixes, the updated packages contain bug fixes, new features, and possibly incompatible changes.
Please see the following for more information:
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.7/en/news-5-7-25.html https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2019-507280 1.html.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected mysql-server-5.7 package.