FreeBSD : phpmyadmin -- Code execution vulnerability (74bf1594-8493-11dd-bb64-0030843d3802)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34228


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


A phpMyAdmin security announcement :

The server_databases.php script was vulnerable to an attack coming from a user who is already logged-on to phpMyAdmin, where he can execute shell code (if the PHP configuration permits commands like exec).


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34228

File Name: freebsd_pkg_74bf1594849311ddbb640030843d3802.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/09/17

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.5

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/09/15

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4096

CWE: 20