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Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2008 20:48:03 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: phpMyAdmin code execution (CVE request)

On Mon, 15 Sep 2008, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:

> "- (  [security] Code execution vulnerability"
> "Welcome to this security update for phpMyAdmin 2.11.9.
> Details will follow on"

Use CVE-2008-4096, to be filled in later.

FYI to PHP auditors out there - add create_function() to your list of
dangerous functions.  I've seen a couple reports of vulnerabilities
related to it, and some PHP developer advocates singing its praises ("it's
like eval, but it's different!")

- Steve

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