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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in phpMyAdmin
2 December 2011
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2011-4634
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Using crafted database names, it was possible to produce XSS in the
Database Synchronize and Database rename panels. Using an invalid and
crafted SQL query, it was possible to produce XSS when editing a query
on a table overview panel or when using the view creation dialog. Using
a crafted column type, it was possible to produce XSS in the table
search and create index dialogs.
We consider these vulnerabilities to be non critical.
These attacks are unlikely to succeed on a victim.
Versions 3.4.x are affected.
Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 3.4.8 or newer or apply the related patch listed
Thanks to David Vieira-Kurz for reporting the Database Synchronize
and rename issues. Thanks to Maxim Rupp for reporting the invalid SQL
query issue. Thanks to R.Harikrishnan for reporting the database
rename and view creation issues.
Assigned CVE ids: CVE-2011-4634
CWE ids: CWE-661 CWE-79
Following commits have been made to fix this issue:
For further information and in case of questions, please contact the
phpMyAdmin team. Our website is phpmyadmin.net.
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