[SECURITY] [DSA 2391-1] phpmyadmin security update

ID DEBIAN:DSA-2391-1:18746
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2012-01-22T13:00:44


Debian Security Advisory DSA-2391-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst January 22, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : phpmyadmin Vulnerability : several Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2011-1940 CVE-2011-3181 CVE-2011-4107 Debian Bug : 656247

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in phpMyAdmin, a tool to administer MySQL over the web. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:


The XML import plugin allowed a remote attacker to read arbitrary files via XML data containing external entity references.

CVE-2011-1940, CVE-2011-3181

Cross site scripting was possible in the table tracking feature, allowing a remote attacker to inject arbitrary web script or HTML.

The oldstable distribution (lenny) is not affected by these problems.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 4:3.3.7-7.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 4:

We recommend that you upgrade your phpmyadmin packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org