Fedora 18 : phpMyAdmin- (2013-6977)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66365


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phpMyAdmin (2013-04-24) ===============================

- [security] Remote code execution (preg_replace), reported by Janek Vind (see PMASA-2013-2)

- [security] Locally Saved SQL Dump File Multiple File Extension Remote Code Execution, reported by Janek Vind (see PMASA-2013-3)

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Update the affected phpMyAdmin package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66365

File Name: fedora_2013-6977.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/10

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:phpMyAdmin, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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: 2013/04/30

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (phpMyAdmin Authenticated Remote Code Execution via preg_replace())

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3238, CVE-2013-3239

BID: 59460, 59465

FEDORA: 2013-6977