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; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1641-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
phpmyadmin (PTS)wheezy4:3.4.11.1-2+deb7u2fixed
wheezy (security)4:3.4.11.1-2+deb7u3fixed
jessie (security), jessie4:4.2.12-2+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid4:4.6.1-1fixed

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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