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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
phpMyAdmin fixes SQL injection in user accounts page
8 January 2020
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Windows
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2020-5504
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SQL injection in user accounts page
A SQL injection flaw has been discovered in the user accounts page. A malicious
user could inject custom SQL in place of their own username when creating
queries to this page. An attacker must have a valid MySQL account to access the
We consider this vulnerability to be serious
phpMyAdmin 4.x versions prior to 4.9.4 are affected, at least as old as 4.0.0.
phpMyAdmin 5.x version 5.0.0 is affected.
4.8, 4.9: upgrade to version 4.9.4 or newer. 5.x: upgrade to version 5.0.1 or
newer. Or apply the patch below. Older versions: https://gist.github.com/
Thanks to CSW Research Labs for reporting this vulnerability
Assigned CVE ids: CVE-2020-5504
CWE ids: CWE-661
The following commits have been made to fix this issue:
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