Debian Security Advisory
DLA-551-1 phpmyadmin -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 Jul 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-5731, CVE-2016-5733, CVE-2016-5739.
- More information:
Phpmyadmin, a web administration tool for MySQL, had several Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities were reported.
With a specially crafted request, it is possible to trigger an XSS attack through the example OpenID authentication script.
Several XSS vulnerabilities were found with the Transformation feature. Also a vulnerability was reported allowing a specifically configured MySQL server to execute an XSS attack. This particular attack requires configuring the MySQL server log_bin directive with the payload.
A vulnerability was reported where a specially crafted Transformation could be used to leak information including the authentication token. This could be used to direct a CSRF attack against a user.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 4:188.8.131.52-2+deb7u5.
We recommend that you upgrade your phpmyadmin packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS