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Re: php codes injection in phpMyAdmin version 2.5.7.

From: Marc Delisle (DelislMaCollegeSherbrooke.qc.ca)
Date: Wed Jun 30 2004 - 14:43:11 CDT

In-Reply-To: <20040629025752.976.qmailwww.securityfocus.com>

The Internet, 2004-06-30


The phpMyAdmin development team announces
the availability of phpMyAdmin 2.5.7, patch level 1.
This version fixes the vulnerability dated 2004-06-29,
released on BUGTRAQ.
From our Documentation.html, FAQ 8.2:
"We acknowledge that phpMyAdmin versions 2.5.1 to 2.5.7 are vulnerable to this problem,
 if each of the following conditions are met:

    * The Web server hosting phpMyAdmin is not running in safe mode.
    * In config.inc.php, $cfg['LeftFrameLight'] is set to FALSE (the default value of this parameter is TRUE).
    * There is no firewall blocking requests from the Web server to the attacking host."

We would like to put emphasis on the disappointment we feel when a bugreporter does not contact the authors of a software first, before posting any exploits. The common way to report this, is to give the developers a reasonable amount of time to respond to an exploit
before it is made public.

Marc Delisle, for the team.