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Vulnerability Assessment Details

phpMyAdmin remote command execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the version of phpMyAdmin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that may permit
arbitrary command execution.

Description :

According to its banner, the remote version of phpMyAdmin is vulnerable
to an unspecified vulnerability in the MIME-based transformation system
with 'external' transformations that may permit arbitrary command
execution. Successful exploitation requires that PHP's 'safe_mode' be
enabled.

See also :

http://secunia.com/advisories/12813/

Solution :

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin version 2.6.0-pl2 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 11391

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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