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[GLSA-200410-14] phpMyAdmin: Vulnerability in MIME-based transformation system

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
phpMyAdmin: Vulnerability in MIME-based transformation system

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200410-14
(phpMyAdmin: Vulnerability in MIME-based transformation system)


A defect was found in phpMyAdmin's MIME-based transformation system, when
used with "external" transformations.

Impact

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary
commands on the server with the rights of the HTTP server user.

Workaround

Enabling PHP safe mode ("safe_mode = On" in php.ini) may serve as a
temporary workaround.

References:
http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=414281
http://secunia.com/advisories/12813/


Solution:
All phpMyAdmin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=dev-db/phpmyadmin-2.6.0_p2"
# emerge ">=dev-db/phpmyadmin-2.6.0_p2"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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