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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200906-03
(phpMyAdmin: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in phpMyAdmin:
Greg Ose discovered that the setup script does not sanitize input
properly, leading to the injection of arbitrary PHP code into the
configuration file (CVE-2009-1151).
Manuel Lopez Gallego and
Santiago Rodriguez Collazo reported that data from cookies used in the
'Export' page is not properly sanitized (CVE-2009-1150).
A remote unauthorized attacker could exploit the first vulnerability to
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
phpMyAdmin and conduct Cross-Site Scripting attacks using the second
Removing the 'scripts/setup.php' file protects you from CVE-2009-1151.
See also :
All phpMyAdmin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/phpmyadmin-188.8.131.52'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true