Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : phpmyadmin (MDVSA-2014:183)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77840


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Updated phpmyadmin package fixes security vulnerability :

In phpMyAdmin before 4.2.9, by deceiving a logged-in user to click on a crafted URL, it is possible to perform remote code execution and in some cases, create a root account due to a DOM based XSS vulnerability in the micro history feature (CVE-2014-6300).


Update the affected phpmyadmin package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77840

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-183.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/09/25

Modified: 2014/11/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:phpmyadmin, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6300

BID: 69790

MDVSA: 2014:183