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<glsa id="200805-02">
<title>phpMyAdmin: Information disclosure</title>
<synopsis>
A vulnerability in phpMyAdmin may lead to information disclosure.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">phpmyadmin</product>
<announced>May 05, 2008</announced>
<revised>May 05, 2008: 01</revised>
<bug>219005</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="dev-db/phpmyadmin" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.11.5.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.11.5.2</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>
Cezary Tomczak reported that an undefined UploadDir variable exposes an
information disclosure vulnerability when running on shared hosts.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="low">
<p>
A remote attacker with CREATE TABLE permissions can exploit this
vulnerability via a specially crafted HTTP POST request in order to
read arbitrary files.
</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-2.11.5.2&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1924">CVE-2008-1924</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 29 Apr 2008 13:00:15 +0000">
vorlon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 29 Apr 2008 13:00:26 +0000">
vorlon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 29 Apr 2008 18:38:43 +0000">
mfleming
</metadata>
</glsa>