FreeBSD : MySQL -- multiple vulnerabilities (22373c43-d728-11e6-a9a5-b499baebfeaf)

high Nessus Plugin ID 96510



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


The MySQL project reports :

- CVE-2016-3492: Remote security vulnerability in 'Server: Optimizer' sub component.

- CVE-2016-5616, CVE-2016-6663: Race condition allows local users with certain permissions to gain privileges by leveraging use of my_copystat by REPAIR TABLE to repair a MyISAM table.

- CVE-2016-5617, CVE-2016-6664: mysqld_safe, when using file-based logging, allows local users with access to the mysql account to gain root privileges via a symlink attack on error logs and possibly other files.

- CVE-2016-5624: Remote security vulnerability in 'Server: DML' sub component.

- CVE-2016-5626: Remote security vulnerability in 'Server: GIS' sub component.

- CVE-2016-5629: Remote security vulnerability in 'Server: Federated' sub component.

- CVE-2016-8283: Remote security vulnerability in 'Server: Types' sub component.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96510

File Name: freebsd_pkg_22373c43d72811e6a9a5b499baebfeaf.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Published: 1/16/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mariadb100-client, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mariadb100-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mariadb101-client, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mariadb101-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mariadb55-client, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mariadb55-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mysql55-client, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mysql55-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mysql56-client, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mysql56-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mysql57-client, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mysql57-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:percona55-client, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:percona55-server, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:percona56-client, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:percona56-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: 1/14/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/13/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3492, CVE-2016-5616, CVE-2016-5617, CVE-2016-5624, CVE-2016-5626, CVE-2016-5629, CVE-2016-6663, CVE-2016-6664, CVE-2016-8283