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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                    ESB-2008.0343 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
             phpMyAdmin - Credentials disclosure vulnerability
                               3 April 2008


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              phpMyAdmin
Publisher:            phpMyAdmin
Operating System:     UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact:               Access Confidential Data
Access:               Existing Account
CVE Names:            CVE-2008-1567

Original Bulletin:    

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phpMyAdmin security announcement PMASA-2008-2

Announcement-ID: PMASA-2008-2
Date: 2008-03-29

Credentials disclosure on shared hosts via session data
We received an advisory from Jim Hermann, and we wish to thank him 
for his work. phpMyAdmin saves sensitive information like the MySQL
username and password and the Blowfish secret key in session data,
which might be unprotected on a shared host.
We consider this vulnerability to be serious.

Affected versions:
Versions before

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin or newer.

Revision 11175

For further information and in case of questions, please contact
the phpMyAdmin team. Our website is http://www.phpmyadmin.net/.

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