CVE-2016-6614

NameCVE-2016-6614
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in phpMyAdmin involving the %u username replacement functionality of the SaveDir and UploadDir features. When the username substitution is configured, a specially-crafted user name can be used to circumvent restrictions to traverse the file system. All 4.6.x versions (prior to 4.6.4), 4.4.x versions (prior to 4.4.15.8), and 4.0.x versions (prior to 4.0.10.17) are affected.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-626-1
NVD severitymedium (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+deb7u8fixed
jessie (security), jessie4:4.2.12-2+deb8u2vulnerable
stretch4:4.6.6-4fixed
buster, sid4:4.6.6-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
phpmyadminsource(unstable)4:4.6.4+dfsg1-1medium
phpmyadminsourcewheezy3.4.11.1-2+deb7u6mediumDLA-626-1

Notes

https://www.phpmyadmin.net/security/PMASA-2016-37/

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