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Vulnerability Assessment Details

phpMyAdmin multiple flaws

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of phpMyAdmin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that suffers from
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of phpMyAdmin which is vulnerable to
several flaws :

- It may be tricked into disclosing the physical path of the remote PHP
installation.

- It is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, which may permit a possible hacker
to steal the cookies of your users.

- It is vulnerable to a flaw which may permit a possible hacker to list the
contents of arbitrary directories on the remote server.

A possible hacker may use these flaws to gain more knowledge about the remote
host and therefore set up more complex attacks against it.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/325641
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/327511

Solution :

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 2.5.2 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 7962, 7963, 7964, 7965

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 - 2006 Tenable Network Security

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