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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 93496
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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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

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?4d78f91d

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 93496

File Name: freebsd_pkg_856b88bf798411e681e7d050996490d0.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Published: 9/15/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mariadb100-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mariadb101-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mariadb55-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mysql55-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mysql56-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mysql57-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:percona55-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:percona56-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:percona57-server, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/13/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/12/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6662