Software Description: - mysql-5.7: MySQL database - mysql-5.6: MySQL database - mysql-5.5: MySQL database
Multiple security issues were discovered in MySQL and this update include s new upstream MySQL versions to fix these issues.
MySQL has been updated to 5.5.50 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS . Ubuntu 15.10 has been updated to MySQL 5.6.31. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS has been updated to MySQL 5.7.13.
In addition to security fixes, the updated packages contain bug fixes, new features, and possibly incompatible changes.
Please see the following for more information: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.5/en/news-5-5-50.html http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.6/en/news-5-6-31.html http://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.7/en/news-5-7-13.html http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2016-2881720.ht ml
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: