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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Content spoofing vulnerability in phpMyAdmin PMASA-2015-5
26 October 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
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Content spoofing vulnerability when redirecting user to an external site
This vulnerability allows an attacker to perform a content spoofing attack
using the phpMyAdmin's redirection mechanism to external sites.
We consider this vulnerability to be non critical since the spoofed content is
escaped and no HTML injection is possible.
Versions 4.4.x (prior to 184.108.40.206) and 4.5.x (prior to 4.5.1) are affected.
Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 220.127.116.11 or newer, or 4.5.1 or newer or apply patch
Thanks to Lalith Rallabhandi for reporting this vulnerability.
Assigned CVE ids: 2015-7873
CWE ids: CWE-661 CWE-20
The following commits have been made on the 4.4 branch to fix this issue:
The following commits have been made on the 4.5 branch 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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