Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
NameCVE-2008-3457First vendor Publication2008-08-04
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2011-03-07

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score2.6Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityHigh
Cvss Expoit Score4.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in setup.php in phpMyAdmin before 2.11.8 allows user-assisted remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via crafted setup arguments. NOTE: this issue can only be exploited in limited scenarios in which the attacker must be able to modify config/config.inc.php.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3457

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-79Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


OpenVAS Exploits

2009-02-17Name : Fedora Update for phpMyAdmin FEDORA-2008-6868
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_6868_phpMyAdmin_fc9.nasl
2008-12-03Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1675-1 (phpmyadmin)
File : nvt/deb_1675_1.nasl
2008-09-24Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1641-1 (phpmyadmin)
File : nvt/deb_1641_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

47487phpMyAdmin setup.php Configuration Manipulation Based XSS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

2008-12-03Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1675.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-11-18Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_phpMyAdmin-5781.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-09-23Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1641.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-07-31Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2008-6810.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-07-31Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2008-6868.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30420
CONFIRM http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2008-6
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1641
FEDORA https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-July/msg01239.html
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:202
MISC http://yehg.net/lab/pr0js/advisories/XSS_inPhpMyAdmin2.11.7.pdf
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/31263
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2226/references
XF http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44052

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