DescriptionCross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in phpMyAdmin before allows remote attackers to perform unauthorized actions via a link or IMG tag to (1) the db parameter in the "Creating a Database" functionality (db_create.php), and (2) the convcharset and collation_connection parameters related to an unspecified program that modifies the connection character set.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
phpmyadmin (PTS)wheezy4:
wheezy (security)4:
jessie (security), jessie4:4.2.12-2+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid4:4.6.4+dfsg1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


this only allows via csrf to create an empty database.
this would take a lot of work to get it only to the 'annoying' level, let alone a DoS

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