mysql -- Remote Root Code Execution

ID 856B88BF-7984-11E6-81E7-D050996490D0
Type freebsd
Reporter FreeBSD
Modified 2016-09-12T00:00:00


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.