phpMyAdmin 4.0.x <, 4.1.x <, 4.2.x < CSRF (PMASA-2014-10)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8409


The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by a cross-site request forgery vulnerability.


Versions of phpMyAdmin earlier than,, or are unpatched for a DOM-based cross-site scripting vulnerability in the micro-history feature that could be leveraged for cross-site request forgery -- that is, by deceiving a logged-in user to click on a crafted URL, an attacker could perform remote code execution and in some cases, create a root account, via the user's account.


Either upgrade to phpMyAdmin,, or later, or apply the patches from the referenced links.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8409

Family: CGI

Published: 2014/10/02

Modified: 2016/02/29

Dependencies: 9102

Nessus ID: 77702

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6300

BID: 69790