CVE-2016-9849

NameCVE-2016-9849
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in phpMyAdmin. It is possible to bypass AllowRoot restriction ($cfg['Servers'][$i]['AllowRoot']) and deny rules for username by using Null Byte in the username. All 4.6.x versions (prior to 4.6.5), 4.4.x versions (prior to 4.4.15.9), and 4.0.x versions (prior to 4.0.10.18) are affected.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1821-1, DLA-757-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
phpmyadmin (PTS)bullseye4:5.0.4+dfsg2-2+deb11u1fixed
bookworm4:5.2.1+dfsg-1fixed
sid, trixie4:5.2.1+dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
phpmyadminsourcewheezy4:3.4.11.1-2+deb7u7DLA-757-1
phpmyadminsourcejessie4:4.2.12-2+deb8u6DLA-1821-1
phpmyadminsource(unstable)4:4.6.5.1-1

Notes

https://www.phpmyadmin.net/security/PMASA-2016-60/

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