Fedora 9 : phpMyAdmin-2.11.9.1-1.fc9 (2008-8370)

2008-09-25T00:00:00
ID FEDORA_2008-8370.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2015-10-21T00:00:00

Description

This update by upstream to phpMyAdmin 2.11.9.1 solves a not yet clearly specified code execution vulnerability. - [auth] Links to version number on login screen - [core] PMA does not start if ini_set() is disabled - [bookmarks] Saved queries greater than 1000 chars not displayed - [export] Export type 'replace' does not work - [export] DROP PROCEDURE needs IF EXISTS

  • [export] Numbers in Excel export - [lang] Norwegian UTF-8 original file remerged - [parser] Undefined variable seen_from - [security] Code execution vulnerability

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Fedora Security Advisory 2008-8370.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(34287);
  script_version ("$Revision: 1.10 $");
  script_cvs_date("$Date: 2015/10/21 22:23:17 $");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2008-4096");
  script_xref(name:"FEDORA", value:"2008-8370");

  script_name(english:"Fedora 9 : phpMyAdmin-2.11.9.1-1.fc9 (2008-8370)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated package.");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Fedora host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"This update by upstream to phpMyAdmin 2.11.9.1 solves a not yet
clearly specified code execution vulnerability. - [auth] Links to
version number on login screen - [core] PMA does not start if
ini_set() is disabled - [bookmarks] Saved queries greater than 1000
chars not displayed - [export] Export type 'replace' does not work -
[export] DROP PROCEDURE needs IF EXISTS

  - [export] Numbers in Excel export - [lang] Norwegian
    UTF-8 original file remerged - [parser] Undefined
    variable seen_from - [security] Code execution
    vulnerability

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=462430"
  );
  # https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2008-September/014821.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?ad37cbc8"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected phpMyAdmin package."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_framework_core", value:"true");
  script_cwe_id(20);

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:phpMyAdmin");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:9");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2008/09/24");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2008/09/25");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
  script_family(english:"Fedora Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/RedHat/release", "Host/RedHat/rpm-list");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("global_settings.inc");
include("rpm.inc");

if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
release = get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/release");
if (isnull(release) || "Fedora" >!< release) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Fedora");
os_ver = eregmatch(pattern: "Fedora.*release ([0-9]+)", string:release);
if (isnull(os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_APP_VER, "Fedora");
os_ver = os_ver[1];
if (! ereg(pattern:"^9([^0-9]|$)", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Fedora 9.x", "Fedora " + os_ver);

if (!get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/rpm-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if ("x86_64" >!< cpu && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "Fedora", cpu);

flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"FC9", reference:"phpMyAdmin-2.11.9.1-1.fc9")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_hole(port:0, extra:rpm_report_get());
  else security_hole(0);
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  tested = pkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, "phpMyAdmin");
}