Debian DSA-2167-1 : phpmyadmin - SQL injection

medium Nessus Plugin ID 52030


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


It was discovered that phpMyAdmin, a tool to administer MySQL over the web, when the bookmarks feature is enabled, allowed to create a bookmarked query which would be executed unintentionally by other users.


Upgrade the phpmyadmin packages.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 4:

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 4:3.3.7-5.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 52030

File Name: debian_DSA-2167.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/20/2011

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:phpmyadmin, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/16/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0987

BID: 46359

DSA: 2167