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<glsa id="200510-16">
<title>phpMyAdmin: Local file inclusion vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
phpMyAdmin contains a local file inclusion vulnerability that may lead to
the execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">phpmyadmin</product>
<announced>October 17, 2005</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 02</revised>
<bug>108939</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="dev-db/phpmyadmin" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.6.4_p2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.6.4_p2</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the
administration of MySQL over the web.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Maksymilian Arciemowicz reported that in
libraries/grab_globals.lib.php, the $__redirect parameter was not
correctly validated. Systems running PHP in safe mode are not affected.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A local attacker may exploit this vulnerability by sending malicious
requests, causing the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of
the user running the web server.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
Run PHP in safe mode.
</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-2.6.4_p2&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2005-4">PMASA-2005-4</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3299">CVE-2005-3299</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 15 Oct 2005 08:08:40 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 16 Oct 2005 19:41:39 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 17 Oct 2005 03:54:58 +0000">
adir
</metadata>
</glsa>