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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 93582


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


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


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 93582

File Name: freebsd_pkg_b64a73897c2711e68aaa5404a68ad561.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/09/19

Modified: 2017/07/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mysql57-client, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mysql57-server, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/09/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6662