Package : phpmyadmin
Vulnerability : missing input sanitising
Problem-Type : remote
CVE ID : CVE-2007-5589 CVE-2007-5386
Omer Singer of the DigiTrust Group discovered several vulnerabilities in
phpMyAdmin, an application to administrate MySQL over the WWW. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
phpMyAdmin allows a remote attacker to inject arbitrary web script
or HTML in the context of a logged in user's session (cross site
phpMyAdmin, when accessed by a browser that does not URL-encode
requests, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script
or HTML via the query string.
For the old stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your phpmyadmin package.
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.
If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:
will update the internal database
will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge