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Debian: New phpmyadmin packages fix several issues

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in phpMyAdmin, a tool to administrate MySQL databases over the web. Remote authenticated users could execute arbitrary code on the host running phpMyAdmin through manipulation of a script parameter. Cross site scripting through the setup script was possible in rare circumstances. Protection has been added against remote websites loading phpMyAdmin into a frameset. Cross site request forgery allowed remote attackers to create a new database, but not perform any other action on it. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1641-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                          Thijs Kinkhorst
September 20, 2008                    http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : phpmyadmin
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-3197 CVE-2008-3456 CVE-2008-3457 CVE-2008-4096

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in phpMyAdmin, a
tool to administrate MySQL databases over the web. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

CVE-2008-4096

   Remote authenticated users could execute arbitrary code on the
   host running phpMyAdmin through manipulation of a script parameter.

CVE-2008-3457

   Cross site scripting through the setup script was possible in
   rare circumstances.

CVE-2008-3456

   Protection has been added against remote websites loading phpMyAdmin
   into a frameset.

CVE-2008-3197

   Cross site request forgery allowed remote attackers to create a new
   database, but not perform any other action on it.

For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
version 4:2.9.1.1-8.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 4:2.11.8.1-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your phpmyadmin package.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
       will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
       will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
       will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
       will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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Source archives:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin_2.9.1.1-8.dsc
   Size/MD5 checksum:     1011 37114453aaf82b81dce82755e64ec033
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin_2.9.1.1-8.diff.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:    54521 a5b37a0f2d161337cc2acd5653c42312
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin_2.9.1.1.orig.tar.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:  3500563 f598509b308bf96aee836eb2338f523c

Architecture independent packages:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin_2.9.1.1-8_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  3607794 01749fe13d966bba1c6394ff2c185204


 These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
 its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and http://packages.debian.org/
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