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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Multiple Local File Include Vulnerabilities in phpMyAdmin

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Detect multiple local file include vulnerabilities in phpMyAdmin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is prone to
multiple local file include issues.

Description :

The installed version of phpMyAdmin suffers from multiple local file
include flaws due to its failure to sanitize user input prior to its use
in PHP 'include' and 'require_once' calls. Specifically, a remote
attacker can control values for the 'GLOBALS[cfg][ThemePath]' parameter
used in 'css/phpmyadmin.css.php' as well as the 'cfg[Server][extension]'
parameter use in 'libraries/database_interface.lib.php', which enables
him to read arbitrary files on the remote host and possibly even run
arbitrary code, subject to the rights of the web server process.

See also :

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110929725801154&w=2
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2005-1

Solution :

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 2.6.1 pl1 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 12645

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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