FreeBSD : phpmyadmin -- Username/Password Session File Information Disclosure (6eb1dc51-1244-11dd-bab7-0016179b2dd5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A phpMyAdmin security announcement report :

phpMyAdmin 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.

See also :

http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2008-3
http://www.nessus.org/u?3acb6e69

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32065 (freebsd_pkg_6eb1dc51124411ddbab70016179b2dd5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1567

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