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CVE-2012-5159 Detail

Description

phpMyAdmin 3.5.2.2, as distributed by the cdnetworks-kr-1 mirror during an unspecified time frame in 2012, contains an externally introduced modification (Trojan Horse) in server_sync.php, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via an eval injection attack.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/25/2012

Evaluator Description

Although not found in all distributions of this software, the vulnerability was scored assuming that it was. End-users will need to identify whether their distribution does in fact contain the vulnerability.

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2012/q3/562
http://sourceforge.net/blog/phpmyadmin-back-door/
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2012-5.php Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55672

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:phpmyadmin:phpmyadmin:3.5.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5159
NVD Published Date:
09/25/2012
NVD Last Modified:
01/25/2013