Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3706-1 mysql-5.5 -- security update

Date Reported:
07 Nov 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 841050.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-5584, CVE-2016-7440.
More information:

Several issues have been discovered in the MySQL database server. The vulnerabilities are addressed by upgrading MySQL to the new upstream version 5.5.53, which includes additional changes, such as performance improvements, bug fixes, new features, and possibly incompatible changes. Please see the MySQL 5.5 Release Notes and Oracle's Critical Patch Update advisory for further details:

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 5.5.53-0+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your mysql-5.5 packages.