FreeBSD : phpmyadmin -- command execution vulnerability (0ff0e9a6-4ee0-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 18842


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


A phpMyAdmin security announcement reports :

Command execution: since phpMyAdmin 2.6.0-pl2, on a system where external MIME-based transformations are activated, an attacker can put into MySQL data an offensive value that starts a shell command when browsed.

Enabling PHP safe mode on the server can be used as a workaround for this vulnerability.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 18842

File Name: freebsd_pkg_0ff0e9a64ee011d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:phpMyAdmin, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2004/12/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/12/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1147