SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201409-04 (MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MySQL. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could possibly gain escalated privileges. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted SQL query, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition. A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to specially crafted MySQL server, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mysql-5.5.39'