Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in phpMyAdmin, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks and execute arbitrary SQL code.
1) Input passed to the "sql_query" parameter in sql.php is not properly sanitised before being used. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site or execute arbitrary SQL code by tricking an administrative user into following a specially crafted link while being logged in.
The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 188.8.131.52 and has also been reported in version 2.7.0-pl1. Other versions may also be affected.
2) Input passed to the "lang" parameter in index.php isn't properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.
The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 184.108.40.206 and has also been reported in prior versions for the 2.8.0 branch.
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Subject: phpMyAdmin Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Code Execution
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