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phpMyAdmin arbitrary file reading (2) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks phpMyAdmin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by a
local file inclusion flaw.

Description :

There is a bug in the remote version of phpMyAdmin that may allow an
attacker to read arbitrary files on the remote web server with the
rights of the web user or even execute arbitrary PHP code.
Successful exploitation of this issue requires that PHP's
'magic_quotes_gpc' setting be disabled.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin version 2.4.6-rc1 or later.

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6

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