GLSA-200411-36 : phpMyAdmin: Multiple XSS vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

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
browser.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2004-3
http://www.netvigilance.com/html/advisory0005.htm
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200411-36.xml

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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

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

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1055