Bug 462430 (CVE-2008-4096) - CVE-2008-4096 phpMyAdmin: Code execution vulnerability (< 2.11.9.1)
Summary: CVE-2008-4096 phpMyAdmin: Code execution vulnerability (< 2.11.9.1)
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2008-4096
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL: http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/d...
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Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-09-16 07:48 UTC by Robert Scheck
Modified: 2008-10-01 18:17 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-09-29 13:17:19 UTC


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Description Robert Scheck 2008-09-16 07:48:25 UTC
Description of problem:
phpMyAdmin < 2.11.9.1 contains a not yet clearly documented security bug:
"Welcome to this security update for phpMyAdmin 2.11.9. Details will follow
on http://phpmyadmin.net. Marc Delisle, for the team"

Additional info (http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/downloads.php?relnotes=0):
Fixes for 2.11.9.x:

- bug #2031221 [auth] Links to version number on login screen 
- bug #2032707 [core] PMA does not start if ini_set() is disabled 
- bug #2004915 [bookmarks] Saved queries greater than 1000 chars not displayed
- bug #2037381 [export] Export type "replace" does not work 
- bug #2037375 [export] DROP PROCEDURE needs IF EXISTS 
- bug #2045512 [export] Numbers in Excel export
+ [lang] Norwegian UTF-8 original file remerged
- bug #2074250 [parser] Undefined variable seen_from
- (2.11.9.1)  [security] Code execution vulnerability

Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2008-09-16 08:00:11 UTC
phpMyAdmin-2.11.9.1-1.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/phpMyAdmin-2.11.9.1-1.fc8

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2008-09-16 08:00:14 UTC
phpMyAdmin-2.11.9.1-1.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/phpMyAdmin-2.11.9.1-1.fc9

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-09-25 00:15:10 UTC
phpMyAdmin-2.11.9.1-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-09-25 00:27:46 UTC
phpMyAdmin-2.11.9.1-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 5 Tomas Hoger 2008-09-29 13:14:40 UTC
CVE-2008-4096:

libraries/database_interface.lib.php in phpMyAdmin before 2.11.9.1 allows
remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a request to 
server_databases.php with a sort_by parameter containing PHP sequences,
which are processed by create_function.

Comment 6 Red Hat Product Security 2008-09-29 13:17:19 UTC
This issue was addressed in:

Fedora:
  https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-8269
  https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F9/FEDORA-2008-8370

Comment 7 Tomas Hoger 2008-10-01 18:17:21 UTC
Upstream advisory:
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2008-7


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