FreeBSD : phpmyadmin -- XSS vulnerability (51b51d4a-7c0f-11dc-9e47-0011d861d5e2)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

SecurityFocus reports :

phpMyAdmin is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability because it
fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input.

An attacker may leverage this issue to execute arbitrary script code
in the browser of an unsuspecting user in the context of the affected
site. This may help the attacker steal potentially sensitive
information and launch other attacks.

See also :

http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2007-5
http://www.nessus.org/u?8914dde2
http://www.nessus.org/u?409dcfee

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27067 (freebsd_pkg_51b51d4a7c0f11dc9e470011d861d5e2.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 26020

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5386

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