Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : phpmyadmin (MDVSA-2015:186)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 82486


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in phpmyadmin :

libraries/select_lang.lib.php in phpMyAdmin 4.0.x before, 4.2.x before, and 4.3.x before includes invalid language values in unknown-language error responses that contain a CSRF token and may be sent with HTTP compression, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct a BREACH attack and determine this token via a series of crafted requests (CVE-2015-2206).

This upgrade provides the latest phpmyadmin version ( to address this vulnerability.

Additionally, the phpseclib package has been upgraded to the 0.3.10 version.


Update the affected phpmyadmin and / or phpseclib packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82486

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-186.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 4/1/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:phpmyadmin, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:phpseclib, 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: 3/31/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2206

BID: 72949

MDVSA: 2015:186