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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
phpmyadmin security update
16 January 2020
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2020-5504
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Package : phpmyadmin
Version : 4:4.2.12-2+deb8u8
CVE ID : CVE-2020-5504
Debian Bug : 948718
In phpMyAdmin 4 before 4.9.4 and 5 before 5.0.1, SQL injection exists in the
user accounts page. A malicious user could inject custom SQL in place of their
own username when creating queries to this page. An attacker must have a valid
MySQL account to access the server.
For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your phpmyadmin packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
mike gabriel aka sunweaver (Debian Developer)
fon: +49 (1520) 1976 148
GnuPG Fingerprint: 9BFB AEE8 6C0A A5FF BF22 0782 9AF4 6B30 2577 1B31
mail: email@example.com, http://sunweavers.net
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