Debian DLA-336-1 : phpmyadmin security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 86641

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Several issues have been fixed in phpMyAdmin, the web administration tool for MySQL.

CVE-2014-8958

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities.

CVE-2014-9218

Denial of service (resource consumption) via a long password.

CVE-2015-2206

Risk of BREACH attack due to reflected parameter.

CVE-2015-3902

XSRF/CSRF vulnerability in phpMyAdmin setup.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected phpmyadmin package.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2015/10/msg00014.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze-lts/phpmyadmin

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86641

File Name: debian_DLA-336.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/29/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:phpmyadmin, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/28/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8958, CVE-2014-9218, CVE-2015-2206, CVE-2015-3902

BID: 71243, 71434, 72949, 74657