Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 15:52:32 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: coley <coley@...re.org> Subject: Re: CVE Request: phpMyAdmin 3.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities This sounds like 4 issues. It's possible it's less, but I suspect duping will be less work than splitting in the future. IDs below. ----- Original Message ----- > Hi. > I've found a bunch of vulnerabilities in the latest release of > phpMyAdmin. > > Vuln 1: > Any variable in the super global $_SESSION array can be overwritten or > created with an arbitrate value. CVE-2011-2505 > > Vuln 2: > A (common) misconfiguration of phpMyAdmin allows content from the > $_SESSION > array can be written to a .php-file. > Combined with Vuln 1 this becomes a conditional remote code execution. CVE-2011-2506 > > Vuln 3: > Content from the $_SESSION array are (post authentication) used as > input to > a function that can execute PHP code. > Under the current circumstances a previously unknown null byte string > truncation in this function is used. > I have only been able to reproduce this string truncation on PHP > 5.2.13 > running on Windows 7 and I've failed to reproduce it on PHP 5.2.13 > running > on OpenBSD 4.7 and PHP 5.2.17 running on Linux 2.6.18. I do lack > the necessary C++ debugging skills to find out why this only works on > my > windows box. > Combined with Vuln 1 this becomes an authenticated remote code > execution. CVE-2011-2507 > > Vuln 4: > Under a certain configuration an authenticated attacker can include a > local > file and interpret it's content as PHP. > By modifying values in the $_SESSION array a cache holding the > required > configuration option can be temporarily altered during run time. > If combined with Vuln 1 all configurations are vulnerable to this > authenticated local file inclusion. > CVE-2011-2508 Thanks. -- JB
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