CVE-2016-5598

NameCVE-2016-5598
DescriptionUnspecified vulnerability in the MySQL Connector component 2.1.3 and earlier and 2.0.4 and earlier in Oracle MySQL allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via vectors related to Connector/Python.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs841677

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mysql-connector-python (PTS)jessie1.2.3-2fixed
stretch2.1.6-1fixed
sid8.0.15-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mysql-connector-pythonsource(unstable)2.1.5-1medium841677
mysql-connector-pythonsourcejessie(not affected)
mysql-connector-pythonsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - mysql-connector-python <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[wheezy] - mysql-connector-python <not-affected> (Only the Python 3 code is affected which is not shipped in binary package)
https://blog.qualys.com/laws-of-vulnerabilities/2016/10/18/oracle-october-2016-critical-patch-update

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