phpMyAdmin: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201201-01

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in phpMyAdmin, the most severe of which allows the execution of arbitrary PHP code.

Affected Packages

dev-db/phpmyadmin on all architectures
Affected versions < 3.4.9
Unaffected versions >= 3.4.9

Background

phpMyAdmin is a web-based management tool for MySQL databases.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in phpMyAdmin. Please review the CVE identifiers and phpMyAdmin Security Advisories referenced below for details.

Impact

Remote attackers might be able to insert and execute PHP code, include and execute local PHP files, or perform Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks via various vectors.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All phpMyAdmin users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/phpmyadmin-3.4.9"
 

References

Release Date
January 04, 2012

Latest Revision
January 04, 2012: 1

Severity
high

Exploitable
remote

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