FreeBSD : phpmyadmin -- XSS vulnerability (498a8731-7cfc-11dc-96e6-0012f06707f0)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27508


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


The DigiTrust Group discovered serious XSS vulnerability in the phpMyAdmin server_status.php script. According to their report

vulnerability 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: 27508

File Name: freebsd_pkg_498a87317cfc11dc96e60012f06707f0.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/10/18

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: 2007/10/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/10/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5589

CWE: 79