MySQL is a multi-user, multi-threaded SQL database server. It consists ofthe MySQL server daemon (mysqld) and many client programs and libraries.This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the MySQL database server.Information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle Critical PatchUpdate Advisory page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2014-2494,CVE-2014-4207, CVE-2014-4243, CVE-2014-4258, CVE-2014-4260, CVE-2014-4287, CVE-2014-4274, CVE-2014-6463, CVE-2014-6464, CVE-2014-6469, CVE-2014-6484, CVE-2014-6505, CVE-2014-6507, CVE-2014-6520, CVE-2014-6530, CVE-2014-6551, CVE-2014-6555, CVE-2014-6559)These updated packages upgrade MySQL to version 5.5.40. Refer to the MySQLRelease Notes listed in the References section for a complete list ofchanges.All MySQL users should upgrade to these updated packages, which correctthese issues. After installing this update, the MySQL server daemon(mysqld) will be restarted automatically.