FreeBSD : phpmyadmin -- SQL injection vulnerability (ce2f2ade-e7df-11dc-a701-000bcdc1757a)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A phpMyAdmin security announcement report :

phpMyAdmin used the $_REQUEST superglobal as a source for its
parameters, instead of $_GET and $_POST. This means that on most
servers, a cookie with the same name as one of phpMyAdmin's parameters
can interfere.

Another application could set a cookie for the root path '/' with a
'sql_query' name, therefore overriding the user-submitted sql_query
because by default, the $_REQUEST superglobal imports first GET, then
POST then COOKIE data. Mitigation factor An attacker must trick the
victim into visiting a page on the same web server where he has placed
code that creates a malicious cookie.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31377 (freebsd_pkg_ce2f2adee7df11dca701000bcdc1757a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28068

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1149

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