GLSA-200805-02 : phpMyAdmin: Information disclosure
Low Nessus Plugin ID 32150
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
A remote attacker with CREATE TABLE permissions can exploit this vulnerability via a specially crafted HTTP POST request in order to read arbitrary files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll phpMyAdmin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/phpmyadmin-126.96.36.199'