CVE-2008-3457

NameCVE-2008-3457
DescriptionCross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in setup.php in phpMyAdmin before 2.11.8 allows user-assisted remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via crafted setup arguments. NOTE: this issue can only be exploited in limited scenarios in which the attacker must be able to modify config/config.inc.php.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1641-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
phpmyadmin (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)4:3.3.7-7fixed
squeeze (lts)4:3.3.7-8fixed
wheezy, wheezy (security)4:3.4.11.1-2+deb7u1fixed
jessie4:4.2.12-2fixed
stretch, sid4:4.4.12-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
phpmyadminsource(unstable)4:2.11.8~rc1-1low
phpmyadminsourceetch4:2.9.1.1-8lowDSA-1641-1

Notes

if an attacker can write arbitrary content to config/config.php you have way more problems than this XSS

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