An issue was discovered in phpMyAdmin. It is possible to bypass AllowRoot restriction ($cfg['Servers'][$i]['AllowRoot']) and deny rules for username by using Null Byte in the username. All 4.6.x versions (prior to 4.6.5), 4.4.x versions (prior to 126.96.36.199), and 4.0.x versions (prior to 188.8.131.52) are affected.
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