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CVE-2012-5159 Detail

Current 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
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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.

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-94 Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/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