Fedora 8 : phpMyAdmin-2.11.5.1-1.fc8 (2008-2825)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update addresses PMASA-2008-2 / CVE-2008-1567: phpMyAdmin
upstream received an advisory from Jim Hermann: It saves sensitive
information like the MySQL username and password and the Blowfish
secret key in session data, which might be unprotected on a shared
host.
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2008-2

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2008-2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=439974
http://www.nessus.org/u?9bdc6a91

Solution :

Update the affected phpMyAdmin package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31745 (fedora_2008-2825.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1567

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