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Vulnerability Assessment Details

PHPMyAdmin subform File Inclusion Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for subform file inclusion vulnerability in PHPMyAdmin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is prone to a
local file inclusion flaw.

Description :

The version of phpMyAdmin installed on the remote host permits
attackers to read and possibly execute code from arbitrary files on
the local host because of its failure to sanitize the parameter
'subform' before using it in the 'libraries/grab_globals.lib.php'
script.

See also :

http://securityreason.com/achievement_securityalert/24
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2005-4

Solution :

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 2.6.4-pl2 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:C)

Networks Security ID: 15053

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

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