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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2008.0661 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
phpMyAdmin before 2.11.7 is vulnerabile to a Cross-site Scripting attack
7 July 2008
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: phpMyAdmin prior to 2.11.7
Publisher: phpMyAdmin Project
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact: Cross-site Scripting
CVE Names: CVE-2008-2960
Revision History: July 7 2008: Added CVE
July 1 2008: Initial Release
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phpMyAdmin security announcement PMASA-2008-4
XSS on plausible insecure PHP installation
We received an advisory from Tim Starling (Wikimedia), and we wish to
thank him for his work. Some scripts in the /libraries directory were
vulnerable to XSS.
We consider this vulnerability to be serious.
We were able to reproduce this only on systems where both of these
conditions are true: the PHP register_globals setting is "on" and the
web server does not apply the settings contained in the .htaccess file
that we placed in /libraries.
Versions before 2.11.7.
Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 2.11.7 or newer.
In case of questions, please contact the phpMyAdmin team. Our website
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