SQL injection in phpMyAdmin

Published: 2019-05-06 | Updated: 2019-06-05
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-11768
CWE ID CWE-89
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software phpMyAdmin Subscribe
Vendor phpMyAdmin

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) SQL injection

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 6.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-11768

CWE-ID: CWE-89 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL queries in database.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data within the Designer feature when processing data passed via the "db" HTTP POST parameter to "db_designer.php" script. A remote authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted request to the affected application and execute arbitrary SQL commands within the application database.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to read, delete, modify data in database and gain complete control over the affected application.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

phpMyAdmin: 4.8.0, 4.8.0.1, 4.8.1, 4.8.2, 4.8.3, 4.8.4, 4.8.5, 4.9.0

CPE External links


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user 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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