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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2008.0343 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
phpMyAdmin - Credentials disclosure vulnerability
3 April 2008
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact: Access Confidential Data
Access: Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2008-1567
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phpMyAdmin security announcement PMASA-2008-2
Credentials disclosure on shared hosts via session data
We received an advisory from Jim Hermann, and we wish to thank him
for his work. phpMyAdmin saves sensitive information like the MySQL
username and password and the Blowfish secret key in session data,
which might be unprotected on a shared host.
We consider this vulnerability to be serious.
Versions before 188.8.131.52.
Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 184.108.40.206 or newer.
For further information and in case of questions, please contact
the phpMyAdmin team. Our website is http://www.phpmyadmin.net/.
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