DescriptionphpMyAdmin before 3.4.0-beta1 allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and obtain sensitive information via a direct request to phpinfo.php, which calls the phpinfo function.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs608290

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
buster, stretch, sid4:4.6.6-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


enables phpinfo output; this is disabled by default and phpinfo on Debian
systems is by and large full of otherwise predictable information.

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