FreeBSD : phpmyadmin -- XSS vulnerabilities (59ada6e5-676a-11da-99f6-00123ffe8333)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21432


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


A phpMyAdmin security advisory reports :

It was possible to conduct an XSS attack via the HTTP_HOST variable;
also, some scripts in the libraries directory that handle header generation were vulnerable to XSS.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21432

File Name: freebsd_pkg_59ada6e5676a11da99f600123ffe8333.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

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: 2005/12/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-3665

Secunia: 17895