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phpMyAdmin arbitrary file reading (2)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks phpMyAdmin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by a
local file inclusion flaw.

Description :

There is a bug in the remote version of phpMyAdmin that may permit an
attacker to read arbitrary files on the remote web server with the
rights of the web user or even execute arbitrary PHP code.
Successful exploitation of this issue requires that PHP's
'magic_quotes_gpc' setting be disabled.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-02/0062.html
http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=350228

Solution :

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin version 2.4.6-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: 9564

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

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