GLSA-200411-36 : phpMyAdmin: Multiple XSS vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-36
(phpMyAdmin: Multiple XSS vulnerabilities)

Cedric Cochin has discovered multiple cross-site scripting
vulnerabilities in phpMyAdmin. These vulnerabilities can be exploited
through the PmaAbsoluteUri parameter, the zero_rows parameter in
read_dump.php, the confirm form, or an error message generated by the
internal phpMyAdmin parser.

Impact :

By sending a specially crafted request, an attacker can inject and
execute malicious script code, potentially compromising the victim's

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All phpMyAdmin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/phpmyadmin-2.6.0_p3'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15840 (gentoo_GLSA-200411-36.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1055