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ESB-2014.2288 - [Win][UNIX/Linux] phpMyAdmin: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: 04 December 2014
References: ESB-2015.2716  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.2288
          Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in phpMyAdmin
                              4 December 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           phpMyAdmin
Publisher:         phpMyAdmin
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service    -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-9219 CVE-2014-9218 

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2014-17.php
   http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2014-18.php

Comment: This bulletin contains two (2) phpMyAdmin security advisories.

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PMASA-2014-17

Announcement-ID: PMASA-2014-17

Date: 2014-12-03

Summary

DoS vulnerability with long passwords.

Description

With very long passwords it was possible to initiate a denial of service 
attack on phpMyAdmin.

Severity

We consider this vulnerability to be serious.

Mitigation factor

This vulnerability can be mitigated by configuring throttling in the 
webserver.

Affected Versions

Versions 4.0.x (prior to 4.0.10.7), 4.1.x (prior to 4.1.14.8) and 4.2.x (prior
to 4.2.13.1) are affected.

Solution

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 4.0.10.7 or newer, or 4.1.14.8 or newer, or 4.2.13.1 or
newer, or apply the patch listed below.

References

Thanks to Javier Nieto and Andres Rojas for reporting this vulnerability.

Assigned CVE ids: CVE-2014-9218

CWE ids: CWE-661 CWE-400

Patches

The following commits have been made to fix this issue:

    1ac863c7573d12012374d5d41e5c7dc5505ea6e1

The following commits have been made on the 4.1 branch to fix this issue:

    62b2c918d26cc78d1763945e3d44d1a63294a819

The following commits have been made on the 4.0 branch to fix this issue:

    095729d81205f15f40d216d25917017da4c2fff8

More information

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

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PMASA-2014-18

Announcement-ID: PMASA-2014-18

Date: 2014-12-03

Summary

XSS vulnerability in redirection mechanism.

Description

With a crafted URL it was possible to trigger an XSS in the redirection 
mechanism in phpMyAdmin.

Severity

We consider this vulnerability to be non critical.

Affected Versions

Versions 4.2.x (prior to 4.2.13.1) are affected.

Solution

Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 4.2.13.1 or newer, or apply the patch listed below.

References

Thanks to Manuel Fernandez of ElevenPaths for reporting this vulnerability.

Assigned CVE ids: CVE-2014-9219

CWE ids: CWE-661 CWE-79

Patches

The following commits have been made to fix this issue:

    9b2479b7216dd91a6cc2f231c0fd6b85d457f6e2

More information

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

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