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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-200504-30
(phpMyAdmin: Insecure SQL script installation)
The phpMyAdmin installation process leaves the SQL install script with
A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain the initial
phpMyAdmin password and from there obtain information about databases
accessible by phpMyAdmin.
Change the password for the phpMyAdmin MySQL user (pma):
mysql -u root -p
SET PASSWORD FOR 'pma'@'localhost' = PASSWORD('MyNewPassword');
Update your phpMyAdmin config.inc.php:
$cfg['Servers'][$i]['controlpass'] = 'MyNewPassword';
See also :
All phpMyAdmin users should change password for the pma user as
described above and upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/phpmyadmin-2.6.2-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6