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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200504-08
(phpMyAdmin: XSS vulnerability)
Oriol Torrent Santiago has discovered that phpMyAdmin fails to validate
input to the 'convcharset' variable, rendering it vulnerable to
cross-site scripting attacks.
By sending a specially crafted request, an attacker can inject and
execute malicious script code, potentially compromising the victim's
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All phpMyAdmin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/phpmyadmin-2.6.2_rc1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18013 (gentoo_GLSA-200504-08.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0992
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