Debian Bug report logs - #695001
mysql-5.5: New MySQL issues

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Package: mysql-5.5; Maintainer for mysql-5.5 is Debian MySQL Maintainers <>;

Reported by: Moritz Muehlenhoff <>

Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2012 07:54:02 UTC

Severity: grave

Tags: security

Fixed in version mysql-5.5/5.5.29+dfsg-1

Done: Nicholas Bamber <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to,,, Debian MySQL Maintainers <>:
Bug#695001; Package mysql-5.5. (Mon, 03 Dec 2012 07:54:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Moritz Muehlenhoff <>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to,, Debian MySQL Maintainers <>. (Mon, 03 Dec 2012 07:54:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #5 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: mysql-5.5: New MySQL issues
Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2012 08:49:20 +0100
Package: mysql-5.5
Severity: grave
Tags: security
Justification: user security hole

Exploits for new MySQL issues have been posted to the full-disclosure mailing list.
This mail summarises the current state of affairs:

CVE-2012-5611 (formerly tracked as CVE-2012-5579)


  Patch already available through mariadb.



  mariadb bug:



  This was discussed to be intended behaviour:



  mariadb bug:



  mariadb bug:


Information forwarded to, Debian MySQL Maintainers <>:
Bug#695001; Package mysql-5.5. (Wed, 02 Jan 2013 23:54:10 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Clint Byrum <>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to Debian MySQL Maintainers <>. (Wed, 02 Jan 2013 23:54:10 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Clint Byrum <>
To: 695001 <>
Subject: I believe these are addressed upstream with 5.2.29
Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2013 15:53:49 -0800
I have verified at least CVE-2012-5612 is fixed in 5.5.29. Will upload
the new upstream version to unstable soon after some testing.

Added tag(s) pending. Request was from Clint Byrum <> to (Wed, 09 Jan 2013 22:36:09 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Reply sent to Nicholas Bamber <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Sat, 12 Jan 2013 00:30:11 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Moritz Muehlenhoff <>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Sat, 12 Jan 2013 00:30:11 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #17 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Nicholas Bamber <>
Subject: Bug#695001: fixed in mysql-5.5 5.5.29+dfsg-1
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2013 00:18:28 +0000
Source: mysql-5.5
Source-Version: 5.5.29+dfsg-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
mysql-5.5, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive.

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Nicholas Bamber <> (supplier of updated mysql-5.5 package)

(This message was generated automatically at their request; if you
believe that there is a problem with it please contact the archive
administrators by mailing

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Format: 1.8
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:29:53 +0000
Source: mysql-5.5
Binary: libmysqlclient18 libmysqld-pic libmysqld-dev libmysqlclient-dev mysql-common mysql-client-5.5 mysql-server-core-5.5 mysql-server-5.5 mysql-server mysql-client mysql-testsuite-5.5 mysql-source-5.5
Architecture: source all i386
Version: 5.5.29+dfsg-1
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian MySQL Maintainers <>
Changed-By: Nicholas Bamber <>
 libmysqlclient-dev - MySQL database development files
 libmysqlclient18 - MySQL database client library
 libmysqld-dev - MySQL embedded database development files
 libmysqld-pic - PIC version of MySQL embedded server development files
 mysql-client - MySQL database client (metapackage depending on the latest versio
 mysql-client-5.5 - MySQL database client binaries
 mysql-common - MySQL database common files, e.g. /etc/mysql/my.cnf
 mysql-server - MySQL database server (metapackage depending on the latest versio
 mysql-server-5.5 - MySQL database server binaries and system database setup
 mysql-server-core-5.5 - MySQL database server binaries
 mysql-source-5.5 - MySQL source
 mysql-testsuite-5.5 - MySQL testsuite
Closes: 692871 695001
 mysql-5.5 (5.5.29+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
   [ Clint Byrum ]
   * d/mysql-server-5.5.postinst: Patch from Alex Bligh to fix privilege
     regression that was introduced in the switch from 5.1 to 5.5.
     (Closes: #692871)
   * New upstream release. (Closes: #695001) Refreshed patches.
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Information forwarded to, Debian MySQL Maintainers <>:
Bug#695001; Package mysql-5.5. (Mon, 14 Jan 2013 18:21:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Moritz Mühlenhoff <>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to Debian MySQL Maintainers <>. (Mon, 14 Jan 2013 18:21:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #22 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Moritz Mühlenhoff <>
Subject: Re: Bug#695001 closed by Nicholas Bamber <> (Bug#695001: fixed in mysql-5.5 5.5.29+dfsg-1)
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:19:34 +0100
On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 12:30:11AM +0000, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:
> This is an automatic notification regarding your Bug report
> which was filed against the mysql-5.5 package:
> #695001: mysql-5.5: New MySQL issues
> It has been closed by Nicholas Bamber <>.
> Their explanation is attached below along with your original report.
> If this explanation is unsatisfactory and you have not received a
> better one in a separate message then please contact Nicholas Bamber <> by
> replying to this email.

The bug you closed mentioned various security issues:

CVE-2012-5611 (formerly tracked as CVE-2012-5579)

Is there a advisory or a changelog from Oracle, which specifies
the CVE IDs fixed in 5.5.29?


Bug archived. Request was from Debbugs Internal Request <> to (Sun, 02 Jun 2013 07:27:31 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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