phpMyAdmin MIME-type file include
|phpmyadmin-mimetype-file-include (68767)||Medium Risk|
phpMyAdmin could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. If the configuration storage mechanism is configured, a remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request using the MIME-type transformation parameter, to specify a malicious file from the local system, which could allow the attacker to obtain sensitive information or execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable Web server.
Note: In order to exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code, the attacker would first be required to upload a malicious file or inject arbitrary commands into an existing file.
Refer to PMASA-2011-10 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- PMASA-2011-10: Local file inclusion.
- BID-48874: phpMyAdmin Prior to 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206 Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2011-2643: Directory traversal vulnerability in sql.php in phpMyAdmin 3.4.x before 220.127.116.11, when configuration storage is enabled, allows remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local files via directory traversal sequences in a MIME-type transformation parameter.
- OSVDB ID: 74110: phpMyAdmin MIME-Type Transformation Parameter Local File Inclusion
- SA45365: phpMyAdmin Multiple Vulnerabilities
- phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 3.4.0
- phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 3.4.3
- phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin 18.104.22.168
Jul 23, 2011
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