DSA 2391-1: phpmyadmin security update
Posted on: 01/23/2012 11:10 AM

A phpmyadmin security update is available for Debian GNU/Linux

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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
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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/

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