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How to Patch MySQL from Recommended CVE (Doc ID 2503302.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 22, 2019

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
As recommended by a recent release of the CVE, MySQL should be updated to release X.Y.Z.

MySQL releases do not rely on patches to a base version, the fixes are "rolled" into the full version and released with a version increment.

This necessitates a software upgrade appropriate to the version you are on, eg;

5.7.19 -> 5.7.X
8.0.11 -> 8.0.X

where X often the latest minor release of the major version ( eg MySQL 5.7 or 8.0 etc )



Goal


To address defects in a CVE release by upgrading MySQL Software.


Oracle regularly releases versions of their MySQL software which contain fixes to address specific CVEs,

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/


Navigate to the latest and then get the specific KM for MySQL;

Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU) October 2019 Patch Availability Document for Oracle MySQL Products (Doc ID 2593658.1)

 




 

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