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                    ESB-2008.0884 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
               phpMyAdmin security announcement PMASA-2008-7
                             23 September 2008


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              phpMyAdmin
Publisher:            phpMyAdmin
Operating System:     UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Existing Account
CVE Names:            CVE-2008-4096

Original Bulletin:  

Revision History:  September 23 2008: Added CVE Name
                   September 17 2008: Initial Release

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phpMyAdmin security announcement PMASA-2008-7

Announcement-ID: PMASA-2008-7
Date: 2008-09-15

Code execution vulnerability

We received an advisory from Norman Hippert and we wish to thank him for 
his work. The server_databases.php script was vulnerable to an attack 
coming from a user who is already logged-on to phpMyAdmin, where he can 
execute shell code (if the PHP configuration permits commands like exec).

We consider this vulnerability to be serious.

Affected versions:
Versions before

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin or newer.



In case of questions, please contact the phpMyAdmin team. Our website is 

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