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, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1821-1, DLA-757-1
NVD severityhigh

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+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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