phpMyAdmin 3.4.x < 3.4.8 Cross-Site Scripting (PMASA-2011-18)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of phpMyAdmin hosted on the remote server is 3.4.x prior
to 3.4.8 and is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability. The
database name is not properly sanitized in the file
'js/db_operations.js' when attempting to rename a database.

Note that this version is reportedly affected by several other cross-
site scripting vulnerabilities. However, Nessus has not tested for
these vulnerabilities.

See also :

http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2011-18.php

Solution :

Either apply the vendor patches or upgrade to phpMyAdmin version
3.4.8 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 : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 57337 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51099

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4634