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PHPMyAdmin < 2.6.4 Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in PHPMyAdmin < 2.6.4

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

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

Description :

According to its banner, the version of phpMyAdmin installed on the
remote host may suffer from two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities
due to its failure to sanitize user input to the 'error' parameter of
the 'error.php' script and in 'libraries/auth/cookie.auth.lib.php'. A
remote attacker may use these vulnerabilities to cause arbitrary HTML
and script code to be executed in a user's browser within the context
of the affected application.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 2.6.4-rc1 or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2

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