openSUSE Security Update : phpMyAdmin (openSUSE-2016-806)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 91889
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This phpMyAdmin update to version fixes the following issues :

Issues fixed: Setup script doesn't use input type 'password' in all relevant locations

Security issues fixed :

- PMASA-2016-17 (CVE-2016-5701, CWE-661)

- BBCode injection vulnerability

- PMASA-2016-19 (CVE-2016-5703, CWE-661)

- SQL injection attack

- PMASA-2016-21 (CVE-2016-5705, CWE-661)

- Multiple XSS vulnerabilities

- PMASA-2016-22 (CVE-2016-5706, CWE-661)

- DOS attack

- PMASA-2016-23 (CVE-2016-5730, CWE-661)

- Multiple full path disclosure vulnerabilities

- PMASA-2016-24 (CVE-2016-5731, CWE-661)

- XSS through FPD

- PMASA-2016-26 (CVE-2016-5733, CWE-661)

- Multiple XSS vulnerabilities

- PMASA-2016-28 (CVE-2016-5739, CWE-661)

- Referrer leak in transformations


Update the affected phpMyAdmin package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91889

File Name: openSUSE-2016-806.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/29/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:phpMyAdmin, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/28/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5701, CVE-2016-5703, CVE-2016-5705, CVE-2016-5706, CVE-2016-5730, CVE-2016-5731, CVE-2016-5733, CVE-2016-5739