FreeBSD : Remote-Code-Execution vulnerability in mysql and its variants CVE 2016-6662 (dc596a17-7a9e-11e6-b034-f0def167eeea)

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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?a638730f

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95309 ()

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