FreeBSD : phpmyadmin -- Multiple XSS vulnerabilities (6cc06eec-c60b-11e5-bf36-6805ca0b3d42)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The phpMyAdmin development team reports :

- With a crafted table name it is possible to trigger an XSS attack in
the database search page.

- With a crafted SET value or a crafted search query, it is possible
to trigger an XSS attacks in the zoom search page.

- With a crafted hostname header, it is possible to trigger an XSS
attacks in the home page.

We consider these vulnerabilities to be non-critical.

These vulnerabilities can be triggered only by someone who is logged
in to phpMyAdmin, as the usual token protection prevents non-logged-in
users from accessing the required pages.

See also :

https://www.phpmyadmin.net/security/PMASA-2016-3/
http://www.nessus.org/u?0ede17db

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88469 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2040

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