security update in Fedora 28 for phpMyAdmin

Status: stable 8 months ago

Upstream announcement:

Security fix: phpMyAdmin 4.8.5 is released

The phpMyAdmin team announces the release of phpMyAdmin version 4.8.5. Among other bug fixes, this contains several important security fixes. Upgrading is highly recommended for all users.

The security fixes involve:

The arbitrary file read vulnerability could also be exploited to delete arbitrary files on the server. This attack requires that phpMyAdmin be run with the $cfg['AllowArbitraryServer'] directive set to true, which is not the default. An attacker must run a malicious server process that will masquerade as a MySQL server. This exploit has been found and fixed recently in several other related projects and appears to be caused by a bug in PHP (https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=77496).

In addition to the security fixes, this release also includes these bug fixes and more as part of our regular release cycle:

  • Export to SQL format not available
  • QR code not shown when adding two-factor authentication to a user account
  • Issue with adding a new user in MySQL 8.0.11 and newer
  • Frozen interface relating to Text_Plain_Sql plugin
  • Table level Operations tab was missing

And several more. Complete notes are in the ChangeLog file included with this release.

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --advisory=FEDORA-2019-6cfd17b03d

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This update has been submitted for testing by remi.

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remi edited this update.

This update has reached 7 days in testing and can be pushed to stable now if the maintainer wishes

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submitted 9 months ago
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modified 9 months ago

Related Bugs 1

00 #1671264 CVE-2019-6798 CVE-2019-6799 phpMyAdmin: Multiple issues fixed in 4.8.5 version

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