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SUSE-SA:2006:004: phpMyAdmin Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the phpMyAdmin package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:004 (phpMyAdmin).
Stefan Esser discovered a bug in in the register_globals emulation
of phpMyAdmin that allowes to overwrite variables. A possible hacker could
exploit the bug to ultimately execute code (CVE-2005-4079).
Additionally several cross-site-scripting bugs were discovered
We have released a version update to phpMyAdmin-2.7.0-pl2 which
addresses the issues mentioned above.
Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2006_04_phpmyadmin.html
Threat Level: Medium
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