Fedora 8 : phpMyAdmin- (2008-8269)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34281


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update by upstream to phpMyAdmin solves a not yet clearly specified code execution vulnerability. - [auth] Links to version number on login screen - [core] PMA does not start if ini_set() is disabled - [bookmarks] Saved queries greater than 1000 chars not displayed - [export] Export type 'replace' does not work - [export] DROP PROCEDURE needs IF EXISTS

- [export] Numbers in Excel export - [lang] Norwegian UTF-8 original file remerged - [parser] Undefined variable seen_from - [security] Code execution vulnerability

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Update the affected phpMyAdmin package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34281

File Name: fedora_2008-8269.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/09/25

Modified: 2015/10/21

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:fedoraproject:fedora:phpMyAdmin, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/24

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4096

FEDORA: 2008-8269

CWE: 20