Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3382-1 phpmyadmin -- security update

Date Reported:
28 Oct 2015
Affected Packages:
phpmyadmin
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 774194.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-8958, CVE-2014-9218, CVE-2015-2206, CVE-2015-3902, CVE-2015-3903, CVE-2015-6830, CVE-2015-7873.
More information:

Several issues have been fixed in phpMyAdmin, the web administration tool for MySQL.

  • CVE-2014-8958 (Wheezy only)

    Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities.

  • CVE-2014-9218 (Wheezy only)

    Denial of service (resource consumption) via a long password.

  • CVE-2015-2206

    Risk of BREACH attack due to reflected parameter.

  • CVE-2015-3902

    XSRF/CSRF vulnerability in phpMyAdmin setup.

  • CVE-2015-3903 (Jessie only)

    Vulnerability allowing man-in-the-middle attack on API call to GitHub.

  • CVE-2015-6830 (Jessie only)

    Vulnerability that allows bypassing the reCaptcha test.

  • CVE-2015-7873 (Jessie only)

    Content spoofing vulnerability when redirecting user to an external site.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 4:3.4.11.1-2+deb7u2.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 4:4.2.12-2+deb8u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 4:4.5.1-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your phpmyadmin packages.