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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4096

Original release date: 09/18/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


libraries/database_interface.lib.php in phpMyAdmin before allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a request to server_databases.php with a sort_by parameter containing PHP sequences, which are processed by create_function.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080915 phpMyAdmin code execution (CVE request)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080915 Re: phpMyAdmin code execution (CVE request)
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1641
External Source: BID
Name: 31188
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8286
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200903-32
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8370
External Source: MLIST
Name: [phpmyadmin-news] 20080915 phpMyAdmin is released
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:003
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8269
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2619
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8335
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=462430
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://typo3.org/teams/security/security-bulletins/typo3-20080916-1/
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:202
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2008-7
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2585
External Source: MISC
Name: http://fd.the-wildcat.de/pma_e36a091q11.php
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 48196
External Source: XF
Name: phpmyadmin-serverdatabases-code-execution(45157)

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.6
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.2
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.10.0
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.0
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.1.2
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.1rc1
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.1.1
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.3rc1
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.3
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.10.3
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.10.01
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.10.3rc1
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.0beta1
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.0rc1
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.6rc1
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.10.2
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.10.1
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.5rc1
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.4rc1
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.1
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.5
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.4
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.0.0
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.1
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.1.0
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.0.5
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.0
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.7
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.8
* cpe:/a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:2.11.9 and previous versions

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