FreeBSD : phpMyAdmin -- XSRF and man-in-the-middle vulnerabilities (c6e31869-f99f-11e4-9f91-6805ca0b3d42)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The phpMyAdmin development team reports :

XSRF/CSRF vulnerability in phpMyAdmin setup.

By deceiving a user to click on a crafted URL, it is possible to alter
the configuration file being generated with phpMyAdmin setup.

This vulnerability only affects the configuration file generation
process and does not affect the effective configuration file.
Moreover, the configuration file being generated is at risk only
during the period when it's writable.

Vulnerability allowing man-in-the-middle attack on API call to GitHub.

A vulnerability in the API call to GitHub can be exploited to perform
a man-in-the-middle attack.

We consider this vulnerability to be serious.

See also :

http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2015-2.php
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2015-3.php
http://www.nessus.org/u?53b302ee

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83441 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3902
CVE-2015-3903

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