Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5101-1 libphp-adodb -- security update

Date Reported:
13 Mar 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1004376.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-3850.
More information:

Emmet Leahy reported that libphp-adodb, a PHP database abstraction layer library, allows to inject values into a PostgreSQL connection string. Depending on how the library is used this flaw can result in authentication bypass, reveal a server IP address or have other unspecified impact.

For the oldstable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 5.20.14-1+deb10u1.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 5.20.19-1+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libphp-adodb packages.

For the detailed security status of libphp-adodb please refer to its security tracker page at: