phpMyAdmin command execute

phpmyadmin-command-execute (18441) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


phpMyAdmin could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system.

Note: In order to exploit this vulnerability, the safe mode must be disabled and external transformations must be activated.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of phpMyAdmin (2.6.1-rc1 or later), available from the phpMyAdmin Download Web page. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Upgrade to the latest version of phpmyadmin (2.6.1_rc1 or later), as listed in GLSA 200412-19. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.


Platforms Affected:

  • Gentoo Linux
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.0-pl2


Dec 13, 2004

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