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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
phpMyAdmin addresses SQL injection via designer feature
25 November 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Windows
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2019-18622
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SQL injection in Designer feature
A vulnerability was reported where a specially crafted database name can be
used to trigger an SQL injection attack through the designer feature.
This is similar to PMASA-2019-2 and PMASA-2019-3, but has affected different
We consider this vulnerability to be serious
phpMyAdmin versions prior to 4.9.2 are affected, at least as old as 4.7.7.
Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 4.9.2 or newer or apply patch listed below for versions
older than 4.9.2:
Thanks to phpMyAdmin team member William Desportes for finding this
Assigned CVE ids: CVE-2019-18622
CWE ids: CWE-661
The following commits have been made to fix this issue:
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