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[GLSA-200410-14] phpMyAdmin: Vulnerability in MIME-based transformation system Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
phpMyAdmin: Vulnerability in MIME-based transformation system
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200410-14
(phpMyAdmin: Vulnerability in MIME-based transformation system)
A defect was found in phpMyAdmin's MIME-based transformation system, when
used with "external" transformations.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary
commands on the server with the rights of the HTTP server user.
Enabling PHP safe mode ("safe_mode = On" in php.ini) may serve as a
All phpMyAdmin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=dev-db/phpmyadmin-2.6.0_p2"
# emerge ">=dev-db/phpmyadmin-2.6.0_p2"
Threat Level: High
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