MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201308-06 / mysql
||August 29, 2013
||August 30, 2013: 2
All supported architectures
#399375, #411503, #412889, #417989, #445602, #462498, #466236, #477474
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in MySQL, allowing
attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.
MySQL is a fast, multi-threaded, multi-user SQL database server.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MySQL. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly
resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
application or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All MySQL users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/mysql-5.1.70"