Bug 221694 - (CVE-2007-0095) CVE-2007-0095: phpMyAdmin <= information disclosure
CVE-2007-0095: phpMyAdmin <= information disclosure
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: phpMyAdmin (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Mike McGrath
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: Reopened, Security
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Reported: 2007-01-06 03:34 EST by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2007-12-10 15:47 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 2.11.3-1.fc7
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-12-10 15:44:51 EST
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Proposal of a possible fix for CVE-2007-0095 (1022 bytes, patch)
2007-12-09 09:08 EST, Robert Scheck
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Description Ville Skyttä 2007-01-06 03:34:35 EST

"phpMyAdmin allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via
a direct request for themes/darkblue_orange/layout.inc.php, which reveals the
path in an error message."

FC5+ apparently affected, even though I'm not sure if this is an issue at all.
Comment 1 Jason Tibbitts 2007-01-06 12:04:53 EST
For any Fedora installation, you know the path just from inspecting the RPM. 
But this does disclose that the site is probably run on Fedora, which could
conceivably be an issue.  Not that our Apache doesn't by default do the same
thing, but that's configurable.

So yes, this is an issue, although it's a terribly minor one.
Comment 2 Mike McGrath 2007-01-07 20:42:35 EST
I agree with Tibbs, I'm going to keep an eye on this to see if anything more
comes of it I'll update.  Otherwise I'll wait until the next version comes out.
Comment 3 Mike McGrath 2007-01-20 05:34:35 EST
2.9.2 is out.  Its built and should be on the mirrors soon.
Comment 4 Ville Skyttä 2007-01-20 06:03:03 EST
It doesn't look like 2.9.2 fixes this though.

The demo server at http://pma.cihar.com/STABLE/ runs 2.9.2, but directly
requesting http://pma.cihar.com/STABLE/themes/darkblue_orange/layout.inc.php
after logging in reveals a path:

"Fatal error: Call to a member function getImgPath() on a non-object in
Comment 5 Ville Skyttä 2007-03-10 16:33:29 EST
The demo server in comment 4 seems to have been updated to but still
shows the same problem.
Comment 6 Tomas Hoger 2007-10-18 04:06:13 EDT
The demo server in comment 4 now advertises usage of and the problem
still occurs.
Comment 7 Robert Scheck 2007-11-21 15:45:53 EST
Same problem on phpMyAdmin further on:

Fatal error: Call to a member function on a non-object in
/srv/www/phpMyAdmin/themes/darkblue_orange/layout.inc.php on line 75
Comment 8 Robert Scheck 2007-12-09 09:08:26 EST
Created attachment 282211 [details]
Proposal of a possible fix for CVE-2007-0095

Can somebody please review this patch carefully, because upstream seems
not to be interested to solve this issue at all.
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2007-12-10 15:44:47 EST
phpMyAdmin-2.11.3-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2007-12-10 15:47:05 EST
phpMyAdmin-2.11.3-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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