phpMyAdmin Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

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p. The following phpMySQL security advisory was released today on the Secunia Security Advisory list.


h3. Description:

p. Some vulnerabilities have been reported in phpMyAdmin, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

p. Input passed to the “fieldkey” parameter in browse_foreigners.php and input passed to the “PMA_sanitize()” function is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user’s browser session in context of an affected site.

p. The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 2.10.1.

h3. Solution:

p. Update to version 2.10.1.