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[GLSA-200411-36] phpMyAdmin: Multiple XSS vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
phpMyAdmin: Multiple XSS vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-36
(phpMyAdmin: Multiple XSS vulnerabilities)


Cedric Cochin has discovered multiple cross-site scripting
vulnerabilities in phpMyAdmin. These vulnerabilities can be exploited
through the PmaAbsoluteUri parameter, the zero_rows parameter in
read_dump.php, the confirm form, or an error message generated by the
internal phpMyAdmin parser.

Impact

By sending a specially-crafted request, a possible hacker can inject and
execute malicious script code, potentially compromising the victim's
browser.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-1055
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2004-3
http://www.netvigilance.com/html/advisory0005.htm


Solution:
All phpMyAdmin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/phpmyadmin-2.6.0_p3"


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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