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PHPMyAdmin convcharset Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for convcharset cross-site scripting vulnerability in PHPMyAdmin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The installed version of phpMyAdmin suffers from a cross-site
scripting vulnerability due to its failure to sanitize user input to
the 'convcharset' parameter of the 'index.php' script. A remote
attacker may use these vulnerabilities to cause arbitrary code to be
executed in a user's browser to steal authentication cookies and the

Solution :

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 2.6.2-rc1 or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2

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