FreeBSD : mysql -- Remote Root Code Execution (856b88bf-7984-11e6-81e7-d050996490d0)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Dawid Golunski reports :

An independent research has revealed multiple severe MySQL
vulnerabilities. This advisory focuses on a critical vulnerability
with a CVEID of CVE-2016-6662 which can allow attackers to (remotely)
inject malicious settings into MySQL configuration files (my.cnf)
leading to critical consequences.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93496 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6662

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