PhpMyAdmin db, convcharset and collation_connection parameters cross-site request forgery

phpmyadmin-multi-csrf (43846) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

PhpMyAdmin is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could send a malformed HTTP request using the db, convcharset or collation_connection parameter to perform cross-site scripting attacks, Web cache poisoning, and other malicious activities.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of PhpMyAdmin (2.11.7.1 or later), available from the PhpMyAdmin Web site. See References.

References:

  • phpMyAdmin Release Notes: Fixes for 2.11.7.x:.
  • phpMyAdmin Web site: DOWNLOADS.
  • SourceForge.net: Files: phpMyAdmin, File Release Notes and Changelog, Release Name: 2.11.7.1.
  • CVE-2008-3197: Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in phpMyAdmin before 2.11.7.1 allows remote attackers to perform unauthorized actions via a link or IMG tag to (1) the db parameter in the Creating a Database functionality (db_create.php), and (2) the convcharset and collation_connection parameters related to an unspecified program that modifies the connection character set.
  • DSA-1641: phpmyadmin -- several vulnerabilities
  • MDVSA-2008:202: phpMyAdmin
  • OSVDB ID: 47321: phpMyAdmin db_create.php db Parameter CSRF
  • OSVDB ID: 47322: phpMyAdmin index.php Multiple Parameter CSRF
  • SA31115: phpMyAdmin Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerabilities
  • SUSE-SR:2009:003: SUSE Security Summary Report

Platforms Affected:

  • Debian Debian Linux 4.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.0.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.0.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.0.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.0.3
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.0.4
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.0.5
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.1.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.1.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.1.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.10.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.10.0.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.10.0.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.10.0.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.10.01
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.10.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.10.1.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.10.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.10.2.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.10.3
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.10.3 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.10.3.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.0 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.0 beta1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.0.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.1 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.1.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.1.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.1.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.2.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.2.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.2.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.3
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.3 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.3.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.4
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.4 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.4.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.5 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.5
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.5.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.5.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.5.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.6
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.6 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.11.7.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2 pre1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2 pre2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2 rc2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2 rc3
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2.0 pre1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2.0 pre2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2.0 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2.0 rc2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2.0 rc3
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2.3
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2.4
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2.5
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2.6
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.2.7 pl1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.3.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.3.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.4.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.5.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.5.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.5.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.5.2 pl1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.5.3
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.5.4
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.5.5
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.5.5 pl1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.5.5 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.5.5 rc2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.5.6 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.5.6 rc2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.5.7 pl1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.5.7
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.0 pl1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.0 pl2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.0 pl3
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.1 pl1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.1 pl3
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.1 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.2 dev
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.2 pl1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.2 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.3
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.3 pl1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.4
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.4 pl1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.4 pl2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.4 pl3
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.4 pl4
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.6.4 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.7
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.7 pl1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.7.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.7.0 beta1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.7.0 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.7.0 pl1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.7.0 ps1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.8.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.8.0.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.8.0.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.8.0.3
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.8.1 dev
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.8.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.8.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.8.3
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.8.4
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.9
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.9 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.9.0 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.9.0
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.9.0 beta1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.9.0 dev
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.9.0.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.9.0.2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.9.0.3
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.9.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.9.1 rc1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.9.1 rc2
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.9.1.1
  • phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 2.9.2

Reported:

Jul 15, 2008

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