openSUSE Security Update : phpMyAdmin (openSUSE-2016-655)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91405


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


phpMyAdmin was updated to fix one security issue.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- CVE-2016-5099: Self XSS vulneratbility - A specially crafted attack could allow for special HTML characters to be passed as URL encoded values and displayed back as special characters in the page (boo#982128, PMASA-2016-16)


Update the affected phpMyAdmin package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91405

File Name: openSUSE-2016-655.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/06/01

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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


Base Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:phpMyAdmin, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5099