Family: CGI abuses --> Category: attack
phpMyAdmin import_blacklist Variable Overwriting Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Tries to read a local file using phpMyAdmin
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote web server contains a PHP application that is prone to
The version of phpMyAdmin installed on the remote host fails to
properly protect the global 'import_blacklist' variable, which is used
in the 'libraries/grab_globals.lib.php' script to protect global
variables in its register_globals emulation layer. An unauthenticated
attacker can exploit this flaw to overwrite arbitrary variables,
thereby opening the application up to remote / local file include as
well as cross-site scripting attacks.
See also :
Upgrade to phpMyAdmin version 2.7.0-pl1 or later.
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
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