Debian Security Advisory DSA 3627-1 (phpmyadmin - security update)

Published: 2016-08-02 05:28:14
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
phpmyadmin on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 4:4.2.12-2+deb8u2. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 4:4.6.3-1. We recommend that you upgrade your phpmyadmin Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Several vulnerabilities have been fixed in phpMyAdmin, the web-based MySQL administration interface. CVE-2016-1927 The suggestPassword function relied on a non-secure random number generator which makes it easier for remote attackers to guess generated passwords via a brute-force approach. CVE-2016-2039 CSRF token values were generated by a non-secure random number generator, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by predicting a value. CVE-2016-2040 Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities allow remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML. CVE-2016-2041 phpMyAdmin does not use a constant-time algorithm for comparing CSRF tokens, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by measuring time differences. CVE-2016-2560 Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML. CVE-2016-2561 Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML. CVE-2016-5099 Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML. CVE-2016-5701 For installations running on plain HTTP, phpMyAdmin allows remote attackers to conduct BBCode injection attacks against HTTP sessions via a crafted URI. CVE-2016-5705 Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML. CVE-2016-5706 phpMyAdmin allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via a large array in the scripts parameter. CVE-2016-5731 A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML. CVE-2016-5733 Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML. CVE-2016-5739 A specially crafted Transformation could leak information which a remote attacker could use to perform cross site request forgeries.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1927
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-2039
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-2040
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-2041
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-2560
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-2561
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5099
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5701
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5705
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5706
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5731
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5733
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5739

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3627.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2016-08-02
Modified
2019-03-18
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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