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
updates.

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 :

http://www.nessus.org/u?15953233
https://jira.mariadb.org/browse/MDEV-10465
http://www.nessus.org/u?b5421018
http://www.nessus.org/u?d57e08bc
http://www.nessus.org/u?d3c46f97
http://www.nessus.org/u?b5bba561

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93496 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6662

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