Fedora 9 : phpMyAdmin-2.11.9.2-1.fc9 (2008-8335)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update by upstream to phpMyAdmin 2.11.9.2 solves a not yet
clearly specified XSS in MSIE using NUL byte vulnerability. - [auth]
Links to version number on login screen - [core] PMA does not start if
ini_set() is disabled

- [bookmarks] Saved queries greater than 1000 chars not
displayed - [export] Export type 'replace' does not work
- [export] DROP PROCEDURE needs IF EXISTS

- [export] Numbers in Excel export - [lang] Norwegian
UTF-8 original file remerged - [parser] Undefined
variable seen_from - [security] Code execution
vulnerability - [security] XSS in MSIE using NUL byte

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 :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463260
http://www.nessus.org/u?7f3136c4

Solution :

Update the affected phpMyAdmin 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: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34285 (fedora_2008-8335.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4096

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