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Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities in phpMyAdmin Libraries and Themes Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detects cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in phpMyAdmin Libraries and Themes

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.

Description :

The installed version of phpMyAdmin suffers from multiple cross-site
scripting vulnerabilities due to its failure to sanitize user input in
several PHP scripts used as libraries and themes. A remote attacker
may use these issues to cause arbitrary code to be executed in a
user's browser, to steal authentication cookies and the like.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 2.6.1 pl2 or later and disable PHP's
'register_globals' setting.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2

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