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phpMyAdmin: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201201-01 / phpMyAdmin
Release Date January 04, 2012
Latest Revision January 04, 2012: 1
Impact high
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
dev-db/phpmyadmin < 3.4.9 >= 3.4.9 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #302745, #335490, #336462, #354227, #373951, #376369, #387413, #389427, #395715


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

2.  Impact Information


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


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


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.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All phpMyAdmin users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

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

4.  References


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