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Vulnerability Assessment Details
phpMyAdmin: Multiple vulnerabilities
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200407-22
(phpMyAdmin: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Two serious vulnerabilities exist in phpMyAdmin. The first permits any user
to alter the server configuration variables (including host, name, and
password) by appending new settings to the array variables that hold the
configuration in a GET statement. The second permits users to include
arbitrary PHP code to be executed within an eval() statement in table name
configuration settings. This second vulnerability is only exploitable if
$cfg['LeftFrameLight'] is set to FALSE.
Authenticated users can alter configuration variables for their running
copy of phpMyAdmin. The impact of this should be minimal. However, the
second vulnerability would permit an authenticated user to execute arbitrary
PHP code with the permissions of the webserver, potentially permiting a
serious Denial of Service or further remote compromise.
The second, more serious vulnerability is only exploitable if
$cfg['LeftFrameLight'] is set to FALSE. In the default Gentoo installation,
this is set to TRUE. There is no known workaround for the first.
All phpMyAdmin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=dev-db/phpmyadmin-2.5.7_p1"
# emerge ">=dev-db/phpmyadmin-2.5.7_p1"
Network Security Threat Level: Medium
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi
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