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Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 13:49:15 +0200
From: Thierry Carrez <koon@...too.org>
To: gentoo-announce@...ts.gentoo.org
Cc: full-disclosure@...ts.grok.org.uk, bugtraq@...urityfocus.com,
	security-alerts@...uxsecurity.com
Subject: [ GLSA 200510-21 ] phpMyAdmin: Local file
	inclusion and XSS vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200510-21
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: phpMyAdmin: Local file inclusion and XSS vulnerabilities
      Date: October 25, 2005
      Bugs: #110146
        ID: 200510-21

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Synopsis
========

phpMyAdmin contains a local file inclusion vulnerability that may lead
to the execution of arbitrary code, along with several cross-site
scripting issues.

Background
==========

phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the
administration of MySQL over the web.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package            /  Vulnerable  /                    Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  dev-db/phpmyadmin     < 2.6.4_p3                      >= 2.6.4_p3

Description
===========

Stefan Esser discovered that by calling certain PHP files directly, it
was possible to workaround the grab_globals.lib.php security model and
overwrite the $cfg configuration array. Systems running PHP in safe
mode are not affected. Futhermore, Tobias Klein reported several
cross-site-scripting issues resulting from insufficient user input
sanitizing.

Impact
======

A local attacker may exploit this vulnerability by sending malicious
requests, causing the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of
the user running the web server. Furthermore, the cross-site scripting
issues give a remote attacker the ability to inject and execute
malicious script code or to steal cookie-based authentication
credentials, potentially compromising the victim's browser.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround for all those issues at this time.

Resolution
==========

All phpMyAdmin users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/phpmyadmin-2.6.4_p3"

References
==========

  [ 1 ] PMASA-2005-5
        http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2005-5

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200510-21.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@...too.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2005 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0


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