FreeBSD : phppgadmin -- directory traversal with register_globals enabled (4ce3c20b-124b-11de-a964-0030843d3802)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35937
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionSecunia reports :
Dun has discovered a vulnerability in phpPgAdmin, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.
Input passed via the '_language' parameter to libraries/lib.inc.php is not properly sanitised before being used to include files. This can be exploited to include arbitrary files from local resources via directory traversal attacks and URL-encoded NULL bytes.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.