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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1641-1
NVD severitylow

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
phpmyadmin (PTS)jessie4:4.2.12-2+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)4:4.2.12-2+deb8u8fixed
stretch4:4.6.6-4fixed
bullseye, sid4:4.9.2+dfsg1-1fixed

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

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

Notes

if an attacker can write arbitrary content to config/config.php you have way more problems than this XSS
https://www.phpmyadmin.net/security/PMASA-2008-6/
https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/commit/6a5e53c31bcbcadcb5d16cffaa3b9af181b26296 (2.11 branch)
https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/commit/0bfb27fb0538f43e9c49b6a183b767c2bed1524d

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