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[GLSA-200510-16] phpMyAdmin: Local file inclusion vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
phpMyAdmin: Local file inclusion vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200510-16
(phpMyAdmin: Local file inclusion vulnerability)


Maksymilian Arciemowicz reported that in
libraries/grab_globals.lib.php, the $__redirect parameter was not
correctly validated. Systems running PHP in safe mode are not affected.

Impact

A local attacker may exploit this vulnerability by sending
malicious requests, causing the execution of arbitrary code with the
rights of the user running the web server.

Workaround

Run PHP in safe mode.

References:
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2005-4


Solution:
All phpMyAdmin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/phpmyadmin-2.6.4_p2"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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