Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : phpmyadmin (MDVSA-2014:228)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 79588


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in phpmyadmin :

- Multiple XSS vulnerabilities (CVE-2014-8958).

- Local file inclusion vulnerability (CVE-2014-8959).

- XSS vulnerability in error reporting functionality (CVE-2014-8960).

- Leakage of line count of an arbitrary file (CVE-2014-8961).

This upgrade provides the latest phpmyadmin version (4.2.12) to address these vulnerabilities.


Update the affected phpmyadmin package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79588

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-228.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 11/27/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/26/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8958, CVE-2014-8959, CVE-2014-8960, CVE-2014-8961

BID: 71243, 71244, 71245, 71247

MDVSA: 2014:228