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phpMyAdmin: Cryptographic Issues (CVE-2016-9847)

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phpMyAdmin: Cryptographic Issues (CVE-2016-9847)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/10/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/02/2017
Modified
10/16/2019

Description

An issue was discovered in phpMyAdmin. When the user does not specify a blowfish_secret key for encrypting cookies, phpMyAdmin generates one at runtime. A vulnerability was reported where the way this value is created uses a weak algorithm. This could allow an attacker to determine the user's blowfish_secret and potentially decrypt their cookies. All 4.6.x versions (prior to 4.6.5), 4.4.x versions (prior to 4.4.15.9), and 4.0.x versions (prior to 4.0.10.18) are affected.

Solution(s)

  • phpmyadmin-upgrade-latest

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