phpMyAdmin: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201701-32

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in phpMyAdmin, the worst of which could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Affected Packages

dev-db/phpmyadmin on all architectures
Affected versions < 4.6.5.1
Unaffected versions >= 4.6.5.1

Background

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

Description

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

Impact

A authenticated remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary PHP Code, inject SQL code, or to conduct Cross-Site Scripting attacks.

In certain configurations, an unauthenticated remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition.

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-4.6.5.1"
 

References

Release Date
January 11, 2017

Latest Revision
January 11, 2017: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

Bugzilla entries