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ESB-2009.1441 - [Debian] phpmyadmin: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: 26 October 2009
References: ESB-2009.1398  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

            New phpmyadmin packages fix several vulnerabilities
                              26 October 2009


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           phpmyadmin
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 4
                   Debian GNU/Linux 5
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Cross-site Scripting            -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2009-3697 CVE-2009-3696 

Reference:         ESB-2009.1398

Original Bulletin:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1918-1                                  Thijs Kinkhorst
October 25, 2009            
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Package        : phpmyadmin
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2009-3696 CVE-2009-3697
Debian Bug     : 552194

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in phpMyAdmin, a tool
to administer MySQL over the web. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project identifies the following problems:


  Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability allows remote attackers to
  inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted MySQL table name.


  SQL injection vulnerability in the PDF schema generator functionality 
  allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands. This issue
  does not apply to the version in Debian 4.0 Etch.

Additionally, extra fortification has been added for the web based setup.php
script. Although the shipped web server configuration should ensure that
this script is protected, in practice this turned out not always to be the
case. The file is not writable anymore by the webserver user
anymore. See README.Debian for details on how to enable the setup.php
script if and when you need it.

For the old stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in

For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in

We recommend that you upgrade your phpmyadmin package.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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Source archives:
    Size/MD5 checksum:     1021 0a8c412c5481b2260562ab5649c70d8b
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3500563 f598509b308bf96aee836eb2338f523c
    Size/MD5 checksum:    57060 68fc6b7269343482b96326553dd1e0c0

Architecture independent packages:
    Size/MD5 checksum:  3605314 85eaa36525db64fdd0ba9955c9def399

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias lenny
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Source archives:
    Size/MD5 checksum:  2870014 075301d16404c2d7d58216efc14f7a50
    Size/MD5 checksum:    63773 a3c38a698e954534517a81570e9fc9fa
    Size/MD5 checksum:     1547 db7c29dbd8ad5758ea8283ebbde9c611

Architecture independent packages:
    Size/MD5 checksum:  2883628 da6a70575f8ae6608910a1c5aaf81f1c

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and<pkg>
Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux)


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