How To apply a MySQL security patch identified by a Critical Patch Update (CPU) (Doc ID 1584290.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 Responsible database administrators (DBAs) will monitor the Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) announcements and notice that some of them include documentation for fixes to MySQL products.  However, no specific patch links are provided from the announcements themselves.  How does a MySQL DBA ensure they are protected from the vulnerabilities described as resolved in the CPU announcements?

Solution

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