GLSA-200805-02 : phpMyAdmin: Information disclosure

Low Nessus Plugin ID 32150


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200805-02 (phpMyAdmin: Information disclosure)

Cezary Tomczak reported that an undefined UploadDir variable exposes an information disclosure vulnerability when running on shared hosts.
Impact :

A remote attacker with CREATE TABLE permissions can exploit this vulnerability via a specially crafted HTTP POST request in order to read arbitrary files.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All phpMyAdmin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/phpmyadmin-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 32150

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200805-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/05/09

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:phpmyadmin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1924

OSVDB: 44577

GLSA: 200805-02

CWE: 200