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phpMyAdmin Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2008-12-10    Last Update:  2009-01-02    Views:  8,021

Secunia Advisory SA33076

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in phpMyAdmin, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

The application allows users to perform certain actions via HTTP requests without performing any validity checks to verify the requests. This can be exploited to e.g. conduct SQL injection attacks via the "table" parameter by tricking the user into visiting a malicious web site.

The vulnerability is reported in version 2.11.x prior to 2.11.9.4 and 3.x prior to 3.1.1.0.


Solution:
Update to version 2.11.9.4 or 3.1.1.0.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Michael Brooks

Original Advisory:
phpMyAdmin:
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2008-10.php

Michael Brooks:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/7382

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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