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phpMyAdmin Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the version of phpMyAdmin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

According to its banner, the remote version of phpMyAdmin is
vulnerable to one (or both) of the following flaws :

- A possible hacker may be able to exploit this software to execute
arbitrary commands on the remote host on a server which does not run
PHP in safe mode.

- A possible hacker may be able to read arbitrary files on the remote host
through the argument 'sql_localfile' of the file 'read_dump.php'.

See also :

http://www.exaprobe.com/labs/advisories/esa-2004-1213.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-12/0115.html
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2004-4

Solution :

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin version 2.6.1-rc1 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: 11886

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2006 Tenable Network Security

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