FreeBSD : phpmyadmin -- 'set_theme' XSS (7b55f5c2-c58b-11da-9110-00123ffe8333)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21455


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


Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in phpMyAdmin, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed to the 'set_theme' parameter isn't properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21455

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7b55f5c2c58b11da911000123ffe8333.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2014/08/13

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: 2006/04/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/03/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1258

Secunia: 19277