phpMyAdmin 4.0.x < / 4.1.x < / 4.2.x < Multiple XSS (PMASA-2014-12)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8564


The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.


Versions of phpMyAdmin earlier than,, and are unpatched for cross-site scripting vulnerabilities affecting the SQL debug output and server monitor page. These vulnerabilities can be leveraged to steal cookie-based authentication, among other potential attacks, though note that they can only be leveraged by a logged-in user.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8564

Family: CGI

Published: 2014/10/25

Modified: 2016/02/29

Dependencies: 9102

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: 2014/10/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/10/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8326

BID: 70731