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Ubuntu: USN-4843-1 (CVE-2017-18264): phpMyAdmin vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-4843-1 (CVE-2017-18264): phpMyAdmin vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/01/2018
Created
03/29/2023
Added
03/22/2023
Modified
05/01/2023

Description

An issue was discovered in libraries/common.inc.php in phpMyAdmin 4.0 before 4.0.10.20, 4.4.x, 4.6.x, and 4.7.0 prereleases. The restrictions caused by $cfg['Servers'][$i]['AllowNoPassword'] = false are bypassed under certain PHP versions (e.g., version 5). This can allow the login of users who have no password set even if the administrator has set $cfg['Servers'][$i]['AllowNoPassword'] to false (which is also the default). This occurs because some implementations of the PHP substr function return false when given '' as the first argument.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-phpmyadmin

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