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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1415-1, DLA-626-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
phpmyadmin (PTS)stretch4:4.6.6-4+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)4:4.6.6-4+deb9u2fixed
bullseye4:5.0.4+dfsg2-2fixed
bookworm, sid4:5.1.1+dfsg1-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
phpmyadminsourcewheezy4:3.4.11.1-2+deb7u6DLA-626-1
phpmyadminsourcejessie4:4.2.12-2+deb8u3DLA-1415-1
phpmyadminsource(unstable)4:4.6.4+dfsg1-1

Notes

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

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