FreeBSD : phpMyAdmin -- Risk of BREACH attack due to reflected parameter (81b4c118-c586-11e4-8495-6805ca0b3d42)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 81683


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


The phpMyAdmin development team reports :

Risk of BREACH attack due to reflected parameter.

With a large number of crafted requests it was possible to infer the CSRF token by a BREACH attack.

Mitigation factor: this vulnerability can only be exploited in the presence of another vulnerability that allows the attacker to inject JavaScript into victim's browser.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81683

File Name: freebsd_pkg_81b4c118c58611e484956805ca0b3d42.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/09

Modified: 2015/03/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:phpMyAdmin, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/03/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2206