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phpMyAdmin: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2016-2561)

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phpMyAdmin: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2016-2561)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
03/01/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/04/2017
Modified
10/16/2019

Description

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in phpMyAdmin 4.4.x before 4.4.15.5 and 4.5.x before 4.5.5.1 allow remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) normalization.php or (2) js/normalization.js in the database normalization page, (3) templates/database/structure/sortable_header.phtml in the database structure page, or (4) the pos parameter to db_central_columns.php in the central columns page.

Solution(s)

  • phpmyadmin-upgrade-latest

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