Vulnerability identifier: #VU13417
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data within Designer feature. A remote attacker create database with a specially crafted name and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.
Update to 4.8.2.
Vulnerable software versions
phpMyAdmin: 4.7.0 - 4.8.1
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.