Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : phpmyadmin (MDVSA-2014:243)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 79988


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in phpmyadmin :

libraries/ in phpMyAdmin 4.0.x before, 4.1.x before, and 4.2.x before allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via a long password (CVE-2014-9218).

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the redirection feature in url.php in phpMyAdmin 4.2.x before allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the url parameter (CVE-2014-9219).

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


Update the affected phpmyadmin package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79988

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-243.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 12/15/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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: 12/14/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9218, CVE-2014-9219

BID: 71434, 71435

MDVSA: 2014:243