Debian Security Advisory

DLA-576-1 libdbd-mysql-perl -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Jul 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-9906, CVE-2015-8949.
More information:

Two use-after-free vulnerabilities were discovered in DBD::mysql, a Perl DBI driver for the MySQL database server. A remote attacker can take advantage of these flaws to cause a denial-of-service against an application using DBD::mysql (application crash), or potentially to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 4.021-1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libdbd-mysql-perl packages.

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