Security Vulnerability in MariaDB 10.1

Recently a vulnerability was discovered in MariaDB referred to as MySQL Remote Root Code Execution / Privilege Escalation 0day with CVE code CVE-2016-6662.

It’s a serious vulnerability and we encourage every MariaDB Server user to update to latest version.

All stable MariaDB versions (5.5, 10.0, 10.1) were fixed in August in the following versions:

  • 5.5.51, released on August 10th
  • 10.0.27, released on August 25th
  • 10.1.17, released on August 30th

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EasyEngine 3.7.4 uses MariaDB repo 10.1. You can use EasyEngine command to check MySQL version.

ee info --mysql

You can update MySQL with the following command.

ee stack upgrade --mysql