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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 81683
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://www.phpmyadmin.net/security/PMASA-2015-1/

http://www.nessus.org/u?cca13dab

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81683

File Name: freebsd_pkg_81b4c118c58611e484956805ca0b3d42.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 3/9/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: 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: 3/8/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/4/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2206