Unable to start MySQL on Ubuntu: AVC apparmor=”DENIED” operation=”open”

MySQL on Ubuntu fails to start. The following error messages are shown in the output of the journalctl -xecommand: AVC apparmor="DENIED" operation="open" profile="/usr/sbin/mysqld" name="/proc/666999/status" pid=666999 comm="mysqld" requested_mask="r" denied_mask="r" fsuid=124 ouid=124AVC apparmor="DENIED" operation="open" profile="/usr/sbin/mysqld" name="/sys/devices/system/node/" pid=666999 comm="mysqld" requested_mask="r" denied_mask="r" fsuid=124 ouid=0audit: type=1400 audit(): apparmor="DENIED" operation="open" profile="/usr/sbin/mysqld" name="/proc/666999/status" pid=666999 comm="mysqld" requested_mask="r" denied_mask="r" fsuid=124…
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