Debian Security Advisory
DSA-1675-1 phpmyadmin -- insufficient input sanitising
- Date Reported:
- 30 Nov 2008
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2008-4326.
- More information:
Masako Oono discovered that phpMyAdmin, a web-based administration interface for MySQL, insufficiently sanitises input allowing a remote attacker to gather sensitive data through cross site scripting, provided that the user uses the Internet Explorer web browser.
This update also fixes a regression introduced in DSA 1641, that broke changing of the language and encoding in the login screen.
For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 4:188.8.131.52-9.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 4:184.108.40.206-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your phpmyadmin package.
- Fixed in:
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (etch)
- Architecture-independent component:
MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.