FreeBSD : phpmyadmin -- Unsafe comparison of XSRF/CSRF token (71b24d99-c60b-11e5-bf36-6805ca0b3d42)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The phpMyAdmin development team reports :

The comparison of the XSRF/CSRF token parameter with the value saved
in the session is vulnerable to timing attacks. Moreover, the
comparison could be bypassed if the XSRF/CSRF token matches a
particular pattern.

We consider this vulnerability to be serious.

See also :

https://www.phpmyadmin.net/security/PMASA-2016-5/
http://www.nessus.org/u?6f8af2eb

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88471 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2041

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