FreeBSD : phpmyadmin -- XSS vulnerabilities (59ada6e5-676a-11da-99f6-00123ffe8333)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

A phpMyAdmin security advisory reports :

It was possible to conduct an XSS attack via the HTTP_HOST variable;
also, some scripts in the libraries directory that handle header
generation were vulnerable to XSS.

See also :

http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2005-8
http://www.nessus.org/u?4e79884c

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21432 (freebsd_pkg_59ada6e5676a11da99f600123ffe8333.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3665

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