Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : phpmyadmin (MDVSA-2014:243)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in
phpmyadmin :

libraries/common.inc.php in phpMyAdmin 4.0.x before 4.0.10.7, 4.1.x
before 4.1.14.8, and 4.2.x before 4.2.13.1 allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via a long password
(CVE-2014-9218).

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the redirection feature in
url.php in phpMyAdmin 4.2.x before 4.2.13.1 allows remote attackers to
inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the url parameter
(CVE-2014-9219).

This upgrade provides the latest phpmyadmin version (4.2.13.1) to
address these vulnerabilities.

See also :

http://sourceforge.net/p/phpmyadmin/news/
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2014-17.php
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2014-18.php

Solution :

Update the affected phpmyadmin package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79988 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71434
71435

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9218
CVE-2014-9219

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