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

Last updated on MARCH 03, 2020

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 )


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,

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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