DescriptionIncorrect enforcement of ssl-mode=REQUIRED in MySQL 5.5 and 5.6
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mysql-5.5 (PTS)wheezy5.5.47-0+deb7u1vulnerable
wheezy (security)5.5.54-0+deb7u2vulnerable
jessie (security)5.5.54-0+deb8u1vulnerable
mysql-5.7 (PTS)sid5.7.17-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mysql-5.7source(unstable)(not affected)


- mysql-5.7 <not-affected> (Fixed before the initial release to Debian)
The issue arises because of an improper fix for the issue known under
the name BACKRONYM. The CVE CVE-2015-3152 though is explicitly only
assigned for MariaDB and Percona, thus Oracle MySQL products are not
tracked below that CVE. Later, Oracle tried to address the corresonding
issue as well in 5.5 (in 5.5.49) and 5.6 (5.6.30) series resulting in
opening CVE-2017-3305.

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