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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4639-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4639-1
Posted Nov 20, 2020
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 4639-1 - It was discovered that there was a bug in the way phpMyAdmin handles the phpMyAdmin Configuration Storage tables. An authenticated attacker could use this vulnerability to cause phpmyAdmin to leak sensitive files. It was discovered that phpMyAdmin incorrectly handled user input. An attacker could possibly use this for an XSS attack. It was discovered that phpMyAdmin mishandled certain input. An attacker could use this vulnerability to execute a cross-site scripting attack via a crafted URL. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, xss
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-19968, CVE-2018-19970, CVE-2018-7260, CVE-2019-11768, CVE-2019-12616, CVE-2019-6799, CVE-2020-10802, CVE-2020-10803, CVE-2020-26934, CVE-2020-26935, CVE-2020-5504
MD5 | 987b9306d8cf4bbb6a8d5707c284904d

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4639-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4639-1
November 19, 2020

phpmyadmin vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in phpMyAdmin.

Software Description:
- phpmyadmin: MySQL web administration tool

Details:

It was discovered that there was a bug in the way phpMyAdmin handles the
phpMyAdmin Configuration Storage tables. An authenticated attacker could
use this vulnerability to cause phpmyAdmin to leak sensitive files.
(CVE-2018-19968)

It was discovered that phpMyAdmin incorrectly handled user input. An
attacker could possibly use this for an XSS attack. (CVE-2018-19970)

It was discovered that phpMyAdmin mishandled certain input. An attacker
could use this vulnerability to execute a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack
via a crafted URL. (CVE-2018-7260)

It was discovered that phpMyAdmin failed to sanitize certain input. An
attacker could use this vulnerability to execute an SQL injection attack
via a specially crafted database name. (CVE-2019-11768)

It was discovered that phpmyadmin incorrectly handled some requests. An
attacker could possibly use this to perform a CSRF attack. (CVE-2019-12616)

It was discovered that phpMyAdmin failed to sanitize certain input. An
attacker could use this vulnerability to execute an SQL injection attack
via a specially crafted username. (CVE-2019-6798, CVE-2020-10804,
CVE-2020-5504)

It was discovered that phpMyAdmin would allow sensitive files to be leaked
if certain configuration options were set. An attacker could use this
vulnerability to access confidential information. (CVE-2019-6799)

It was discovered that phpMyAdmin failed to sanitize certain input. An
attacker could use this vulnerability to execute an SQL injection attack
via a specially crafted database or table name. (CVE-2020-10802)

It was discovered that phpMyAdmin did not properly handle data from the
database when displaying it. If an attacker were to insert specially-
crafted data into certain database tables, the attacker could execute a
cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. (CVE-2020-10803)

It was discovered that phpMyAdmin was vulnerable to an XSS attack. If a
victim were to click on a crafted link, an attacker could run malicious
JavaScript on the victim's system. (CVE-2020-26934)

It was discovered that phpMyAdmin did not properly handler certain SQL
statements in the search feature. An attacker could use this vulnerability
to inject malicious SQL into a query. (CVE-2020-26935)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
phpmyadmin 4:4.6.6-5ubuntu0.5

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4639-1
CVE-2018-19968, CVE-2018-19970, CVE-2018-7260, CVE-2019-11768,
CVE-2019-12616, CVE-2019-6798, CVE-2019-6799, CVE-2020-10802,
CVE-2020-10803, CVE-2020-10804, CVE-2020-26934, CVE-2020-26935,
CVE-2020-5504

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/phpmyadmin/4:4.6.6-5ubuntu0.5
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