FreeBSD : mysql -- database suid privilege escalation (a9c51caf-6603-11db-ab90-000e35fd8194)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 22924
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionDmitri Lenev reports a privilege escalation in MySQL. MySQL evaluates arguments of suid routines in the security context of the routine's definer instead of the routine's caller, which allows remote and local authenticated users to gain privileges through a routine that has been made available using GRANT EXECUTE.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.