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<glsa id="200504-08">
<title>phpMyAdmin: Cross-site scripting vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
phpMyAdmin is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">phpMyAdmin</product>
<announced>April 11, 2005</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 02</revised>
<bug>87952</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="dev-db/phpmyadmin" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.6.2_rc1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.6.2_rc1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the
administration of MySQL databases from a web-browser.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Oriol Torrent Santiago has discovered that phpMyAdmin fails to validate
input to the "convcharset" variable, rendering it vulnerable to
cross-site scripting attacks.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="low">
<p>
By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker can inject and
execute malicious script code, potentially compromising the victim's
browser.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All phpMyAdmin users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=dev-db/phpmyadmin-2.6.2_rc1&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2005-3">PMASA-2005-3</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0992">CVE-2005-0992</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 10 Apr 2005 23:16:29 +0000">
lewk
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 11 Apr 2005 00:34:48 +0000">
lewk
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 11 Apr 2005 00:35:39 +0000">
lewk
</metadata>
</glsa>