phpMyAdmin Setup Script Request Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

Published: 2010-09-15 06:47:45
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow attackers to execute arbitrary web script or HTML in a user's browser session in the context of an affected site.

Affected Versions:
phpMyAdmin versions 3.x before 3.3.7

Technical Details:
The flaw is caused by an unspecified input validation error when processing spoofed requests sent to setup script, which could be exploited by attackers to cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed on the user's browser session in the security context of an affected site.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to phpMyAdmin version 3.3.7 or later.

Summary:
The host is running phpMyAdmin and is prone to Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability.

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-3263

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/41210
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/61675
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2010-7.php
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/downloads.php

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3

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