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MySQL: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201308-06 / mysql
Release Date August 29, 2013
Latest Revision August 30, 2013: 2
Impact high
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
dev-db/mysql < 5.1.70 >= 5.1.70 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #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.

2.  Impact Information


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.

3.  Resolution Information


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"

4.  References


Page updated August 29, 2013

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