phpMyAdmin < 2.11.5 SQLi

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4407


The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by a SQL injection attack.


The remote host is running phpMyAdmin, a web interface for administering MySQL database servers. This version of phpMyAdmin is vulnerable to a SQL injection attack via the '$_REQUEST' variable. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to send a specially formatted cookie containing the attacker's SQL commands. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to execute arbitrary SQL commands on the database server utilized by phpMyAdmin.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4407

File Name: 4407.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2008/03/03

Modified: 2016/03/02

Dependencies: 9102

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.2


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1149

BID: 28068