Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2008 11:34:09 +0200 From: Nico Golde <oss-security+ml@...lde.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: phpmyadmin < 2.11.8 Hi Steven, * Steven M. Christey <coley@...us.mitre.org> [2008-08-04 22:10]: > Name: CVE-2008-3457 > Status: Candidate > URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3457 > Reference: MISC:http://yehg.net/lab/pr0js/advisories/XSS_inPhpMyAdmin2.11.7.pdf > Reference: CONFIRM:http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2008-6 > Reference: FRSIRT:ADV-2008-2226 > Reference: URL:http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2226/references > Reference: SECUNIA:31263 > Reference: URL:http://secunia.com/advisories/31263 > > Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in setup.php in phpMyAdmin > before 2.11.8 allows user-assisted remote attackers to inject > arbitrary web script or HTML via crafted setup arguments. NOTE: this > issue can only be exploited in limited scenarios in which the attacker > must be able to modify config/config.inc.php. Hmm where is the issue here? Sure the application is vulnerable if an attacker can edit a file that is included all over the place. I think you have way more problems than an XSS in setup.php in such a case. Cheers Nico -- Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion@...ber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted.
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