openSUSE Security Update : phpMyAdmin (openSUSE-SU-2014:1561-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 79753


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


phpMyAdmin was updated to fix four security issues.

For openSUSE 12.3 and 13.1, phpMyAdmin was updated to For openSUSE 13.2, phpMyAdmin was updated to to 4.2.12.

These security issues were fixed :

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

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

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

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


Update the affected phpMyAdmin package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79753

File Name: openSUSE-2014-735.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/6/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:phpMyAdmin, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/21/2014

Reference Information

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