Gentoo update for phpMyAdmin



Published: 2017-07-08 | Updated: 2017-07-12
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-661
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Gentoo Linux
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Gentoo

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Security restrictions bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU7490

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-661 - Weaknesses in Software Written in PHP

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions on the target system.

The weakness exists due to an error in $cfg['Servers'][$i]['AllowNoPassword'] restriction. A remote attacker with no password can bypass security restrictions and gain access to the system.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.
dev-db/phpmyadmin to version: 4.0.10.20, 4.7.0.

Vulnerable software versions

Gentoo Linux: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201707-03

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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