FreeBSD : Remote-Code-Execution vulnerability in mysql and its variants CVE 2016-6662 (b64a7389-7c27-11e6-8aaa-5404a68ad561)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

LegalHackers' reports :

RCE Bugs discovered in MySQL and its variants like MariaDB. It works
by manipulating my.cnf files and using --malloc-lib. The bug seems
fixed in MySQL 5.7.15 by Oracle

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?fbd97f45
https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.7/en/news-5-7-15.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?4a186478

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: 93582 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6662

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