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Vulnerability Assessment Details
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.
By sending a specially-crafted request, a possible hacker can inject and
execute malicious script code, potentially compromising the victim's
There is no known workaround at this time.
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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