FreeBSD : phpmyadmin -- Code execution vulnerability (74bf1594-8493-11dd-bb64-0030843d3802)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A phpMyAdmin security announcement :

The server_databases.php script was vulnerable to an attack coming
from a user who is already logged-on to phpMyAdmin, where he can
execute shell code (if the PHP configuration permits commands like
exec).

See also :

http://secunia.com/Advisories/31884/
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2008-7
http://www.nessus.org/u?856138c5

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34228 (freebsd_pkg_74bf1594849311ddbb640030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4096

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