Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

SUSE: CVE-2018-19968: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Back to Search

SUSE: CVE-2018-19968: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/11/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/15/2018
Modified
04/19/2021

Description

An attacker can exploit phpMyAdmin before 4.8.4 to leak the contents of a local file because of an error in the transformation feature. The attacker must have access to the phpMyAdmin Configuration Storage tables, although these can easily be created in any database to which the attacker has access. An attacker must have valid credentials to log in to phpMyAdmin; this vulnerability does not allow an attacker to circumvent the login system.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-phpmyadmin

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;