phpMyAdmin Security Bypass Vulnerability Nov15 (Windows)

Published: 2015-11-24 05:02:31
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Summary:
This host is installed with phpMyAdmin and is prone to reCaptcha bypass vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to an error in 'libraries/plugins/auth/AuthenticationCookie.class.php' script while implementing multiple-reCaptcha protection mechanism so that it provide a correct response to a single reCaptcha.

Impact:
Successfully exploiting this issue may allow remote attackers to bypass multiple-reCaptcha protection mechanism.

Affected Versions:
phpMyAdmin versions 4.3.x before 4.3.13.2 and 4.4.x before 4.4.14.1 on Windows

Recommendations:
Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 4.3.13.2 or 4.4.14.1 or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-6830

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76674

References:

https://www.phpmyadmin.net/security/PMASA-2015-4
http://www.phpmyadmin.net

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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