phpMyAdmin index.php convcharset Parameter XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by a
cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of phpMyAdmin suffers from a cross-site
scripting vulnerability due to its failure to sanitize user input to
the 'convcharset' parameter of the 'index.php' script. A remote
attacker may use these vulnerabilities to cause arbitrary code to be
executed in a user's browser to steal authentication cookies and the
like.

Solution :

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 2.6.2-rc1 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 17689 ()

Bugtraq ID: 12982

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0992