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    Warning: Researcher Drops phpMyAdmin Zero-Day Affecting All Versions

    Date 18 Sep 2019
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    Phpmyadmin

    Are you a phpMyAdmin user? A cybersecurity researcher recently published details and proof-of-concept for an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in phpMyAdmin—one of the most popular applications for managing the MySQL and MariaDB databases. Learn more:

    phpMyAdmin is a free and open source administration tool for MySQL and MariaDB that's widely used to manage the database for websites created with WordPress, Joomla, and many other content management platforms.

    Discovered by security researcher and pentesterManuel Garcia Cardenas, the vulnerability claims to be a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) flaw, also known as XSRF, a well-known attack wherein attackers trick authenticated users into executing an unwanted action.

    The link for this article located at The Hacker News is no longer available.

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