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    Debian: New phpmyadmin packages fix several issues

    Date 20 Sep 2008
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in phpMyAdmin, a tool to administrate MySQL databases over the web. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1641-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                          Thijs Kinkhorst
    September 20, 2008                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : phpmyadmin
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-3197 CVE-2008-3456 CVE-2008-3457 CVE-2008-4096
    
    Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in phpMyAdmin, a
    tool to administrate MySQL databases over the web. The Common
    Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
    
    CVE-2008-4096
    
        Remote authenticated users could execute arbitrary code on the
        host running phpMyAdmin through manipulation of a script parameter.
    
    CVE-2008-3457
    
        Cross site scripting through the setup script was possible in
        rare circumstances.
    
    CVE-2008-3456
    
        Protection has been added against remote websites loading phpMyAdmin
        into a frameset.
    
    CVE-2008-3197
    
        Cross site request forgery allowed remote attackers to create a new
        database, but not perform any other action on it.
    
    For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4:2.9.1.1-8.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4:2.11.8.1-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your phpmyadmin package.
    
    Upgrade instructions
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    wget url
            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:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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    Source archives:
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin_2.9.1.1-8.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:     1011 37114453aaf82b81dce82755e64ec033
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin_2.9.1.1-8.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    54521 a5b37a0f2d161337cc2acd5653c42312
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin_2.9.1.1.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3500563 f598509b308bf96aee836eb2338f523c
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin_2.9.1.1-8_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3607794 01749fe13d966bba1c6394ff2c185204
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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    For apt-get: deb https://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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