openSUSE Security Update : phpMyAdmin (openSUSE-2017-1421)

High Nessus Plugin ID 105504

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for phpMyAdmin to version 4.7.7 fixes a security issue and bugs. The following vulnerability was fixed :

- By deceiving a user to click on a crafted URL, it was possible to perform harmful database operations (bsc#1074066, PMASA-2017-09)

This update also contains all upstream improvements and bugfixes in version 4.7.7 :

- various display and UI fixes

- PHP error fixes

- Improved deteciton of MySQL server needing SSL connections

- Support JSON datatype on MariaDB 10.2.7 and newer

- Fix constructing ALTER query with AFTER

- Fix changing password on MariaDB cluster

Solution

Update the affected phpMyAdmin package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1074066

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105504

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1421.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/02

Modified: 2018/01/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:phpMyAdmin, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/29