Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3002-1 adminer -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
13 May 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-43008.
More information:

It was discovered that there was an issue in the web-based database tool Adminer whereby an attacker could have performed an Arbitrary File Read on the remote server by requesting Adminer connect to a crafted remote MySQL database.

  • CVE-2021-43008

    CVE-2021-43008: Improper Access Control in Adminer versions 1.12.0 to 4.6.2 (fixed in version 4.6.3) allows an attacker to achieve Arbitrary File Read on the remote server by requesting the Adminer to connect to a remote MySQL database.

For Debian 9 Stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 4.2.5-3+deb9u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your adminer packages.

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